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BBC Lost Land of the Tiger gives us hope!

BBC Quote about Lost Land of the Tiger: "With tigers heading for extinction, an international team of big cat experts and wildlife filmmakers are given unique access to the jungles and mountains of Bhutan for what could be the last chance to save this magnificent animal."

Biologist and conservationist Alan Rabinowitz who is part of the team has a dream of a Tiger Corridor spreading across several countries, encompassing a forests from the foothills of the Himalayas all the way up to higher regions, where as has now become clear from their studies in Bhutan, tigers can also survive. The pristine forests of Bhutan, quite unknown untill now, are envisioned by Rabinowitz as the "pumping heart" of the Corridor's tiger population. (read more)

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Ajubaseptember 2010 - "Notorious Poacher Gets 6 Years Jail".

New Delhi: Notorious poacher Sansar Chand was Wednesday sentenced to six years jail term by a Delhi court in a case relating to seizure of a leopard skin here in 1995, saying such offence should be dealt with "iron hands". (read more)


Shikra14 september 2010 - "Pricetag set for tiger conservation".

Conservationists report research stating that safeguarding tigers in 42 key sites in Asia costs a yearly sum of $80m, whereas only about $50m is being pledged.

(read more or read the original scientific article on the PLoS Biology website)


Shikra5 september 2010 - "China to share intel with India on tiger poachers".

China agreed to share "actionable intelligence" with India on wildlife criminals. Indian environmentalists, after 5 days of talks, whent home from Bejing optimistically after the Chinese promised to crack down on poachers (read more)


Shikra10 august 2010 - "Orphaned tiger cub killed in MP "

A six-month old tiger cub was found dead in Bandhavgarh National Park. The cub had recently lost its mother due to a car accident involving a vehicle with a local political leader allowed inside the park after visiting hours. (read more)


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