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Passionate memoir of the fight to save tigers from extinction

With the crisis facing elephants and rhinos, it is a timely reminder to the international community not to forget the tiger, especially in the lead up to a high-level international meeting in Botswana in March 2015, a follow-up to the London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade hosted by the UK in February 2014

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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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Armoured against predators – except wildlife criminals

Illegal trade in ivory, rhino horn and tiger products receives a relatively high international profile, far more so than the fast-growing trade in pangolins for their meat and scales – in just a few short years, this quiet creature has become the world’s most trafficked mammal

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40 tigers in four years: China’s lethal wildlife trade loophole

This year, two prominent arrests in China of gangs illegally trading in tigers caused an outcry in the country and around the world. Chinese citizens are furious because China has fewer than 50 wild tigers left, yet one group in Leizhou is said to have been killing and supplying tiger products for years