Month: November 2013

biodiversity

Tiger Conservation Critical To Biodiversity The $3 million grant was awarded to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on the third anniversary of the Global Tiger Summit. It is hoped the funding will help Nepal to double its wild tiger numbers by 2022, supporting the charity’s work with the Nepal government and local communities in Nepal’s Terai […]

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biodiversity and endangered species

Climate, Carbon Capture, Wildlife Conservation The Internet is changing life as we know it, but can it help save the planet? An international marketing agency is launching the “Web Of Life” campaign to help reforest the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro and other degraded areas around the world. Crossbow Communications, a public relations firm, is raising […]

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biodiversity

Tiger Habitat Under Siege As India’s tiger population dwindles more each year due to poaching and habitat loss, tiger tourism is picking up. With a single safari in Tadoba now costing a minimum Rs 4,100 on weekdays and Rs 4,600 on holidays and weekends, the park management has thought of providing a minibus for ordinary […]

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biodiversity

Tiger Habitat Under Attack In Malaysia A major premise of biology, as any high-schooler can tell you, is the study of the connections between organisms. Perhaps nowhere is there a better example of this than in Malaysia, where the population of endangered Malayan tigers (Panthera tigris jacksoni) is being undercut by dwindling prey. A recent […]

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