TGIF ~ Save the Tiger~

Save the Tigers!

The WWF announced today that the wild tiger population has now fallen as low as 3,200, down from an estimated 100,000 in 1900. ..
…The WWF is calling on governments in countries where tigers are still found – including China, India and Bangladesh – to fulfil their commitment to double tiger numbers by 2022. …
…The protection campaign has been launched to coincide with Year of the Tiger in Chinese calendar, which falls in both 2010 and 2022.

Representatives from 13 countries which are home to wild tigers – a list which also includes Nepa, Russia and Thailand – are to meet in Bali next week to discuss plans to boost numbers.

The world’s first global summit on tigers will be held in St Petersburg in September. …
…Experts said that the natural resilience and prodigious fertility of tigers gave hope that concerted conservation would see populations recover. …

July 9, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , . Politics, Popular Culture.

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