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March 12, 2013 - BBC News Science & Environment

Poison is emerging as the latest and most dangerous threat to the survival of the last remaining wild tigers in Thailand.

Poachers targeting tigers for their valuable skins and body parts are turning to insecticide as an easy way to kill the iconic animals.

In what's regarded as Thailand's most important tiger sanctuary, wildlife rangers report mounting evidence of gangs setting traps with fresh meat, laced with poison, as bait.... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21618346

 

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ON PATROL WITH RANGERS PROTECTING TIGER IN THAILAND http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21764315

 

Jan 29, 1013 - Guardian

TIGERS UNDER THREAT FROM RAPIDLY DISAPPEARING MANGROVE FOREST - INDIA, BANGLADESH http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jan/29/sunderbans-disappearing-mangrove-india-bangladesh

 

July 13, 2013 Mongabay
INDIA: HOW TIGERS ARE FARING IN THEIR FINAL FRONTIER: From 40,000 to 2,000  http://news.mongabay.com/2013/in0715-sekar-tiger-status-india.html

 

July 15, 2013 The Telegraph
INDIA:  ENDANGERED TIGERS 'KILLED OFF WITH PESTICIDES' BY POACHERS  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/10180341/Indian-tigers-killed-off-with-pesticides.html

 

Feb 26, 2013 MongaBay
CHINESE GOVERNMENT CREATING SECRET DEMAND FOR TIGER TRADE ALLEGES NGO  (warning: graphic images) http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0226-hance-tiger-trade-china.html

 

February 26, 2013 Mongabay
ASIATIC CHEETAHS ON THE ROAD TO EXTINCTION http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0226-santana-iranian-cheetahs.html#tY7VX85qC6MpcWFr.99

 

LIONS EXTINCT IN 25 AFRICAN COUNTRIES & POPULATIONS IN MORE TROUBLE THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT http://sco.lt/63ur8T

 

AFRICAN SAVANNAH LOSES TWO-THRIDS OF ITS LIONS IN 50 YEARS http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3632407189/african-savannah-loses-two-thirds-of-its-lions-in-50-years

 

                               International Conservation Forum
                                                   VIDEO:

                   BRING TIGERS BACK FROM NEAR EXTINCTION:

                                Dr. Keith Martin Explains How

                           http://www.icforum.info/category/tigers/

 

 

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                       Nature PBS "SIBERIAN TIGER" | Full Episode

Ecologist Chris Morgan travels to far eastern Russia, in search of the Siberian tigers that hold rank in the frozen forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first individual ever to film Siberian tigers in the wild. Park spent years in the forest tracking and filming the world’s biggest cat

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/siberian-tiger-quest/full-episode/7916/

 

Scientific American, January 08, 2014
EXTINCTION COUNTDOWN. NEW STUDY FINDS LIONS ARE NEARLY EXTINCT IN WEST AFRICA http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2014/01/08/lions-extinct-west-africa/

 

LIONS EXTINCT IN 25 AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND POPULATIONS IN MORE TROUBLE THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT  http://sco.lt/63ur8T

 

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