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The world has lowered its guard on the last wild tigers

Poaching for trade continues to be the primary threat to the survival of tigers in the wild. It’s a brutal trade targeting some of the world’s most iconic and majestic species, to churn out entirely expendable luxury goods such as tiger skin rugs and expensive wines made from tiger bone steeped in alcohol

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All aboard the Tiger Express for fundraising awareness!

I was delighted to join a special Eastern and Oriental “Tiger Express” train to excite and inspire passengers on all things tiger and what we are doing to try to save the species. The glitz and glamour of the journey were a far cry from the steamy jungles and seedy wildlife markets where we normally find ourselves

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Untouchable? Wildlife crime kingpin Vixay Keosavang

Vixay Keosavang is one of the most ruthless and prolific wildlife criminals operating in South-East Asia today. Some call him the “Pablo Escobar of animal trafficking” in Laos, the tiny one-party communist state bordered by Myanmar, China, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam that continues to harbour him