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UN Agency: Tiger on verge of extinction

(AP) -- The world has "failed miserably" at protecting tigers in the wild, bringing an animal that is a symbol for many cultures and religions to "the verge of extinction," a top official with the United Nations wildlife ...

Mar 15, 2010 not rated yet 0

13 countries craft plan to save tigers

(AP) -- More than a dozen Asian nations aim to double the numbers of wild tigers by 2022 and prohibit the building of roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects that could harm their habitats.

Jan 29, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

World Bank wants tiger farms shut

(AP) -- China and other Asian nations should shut privately run tiger farms as they are inhumane and fuel demand for the endangered big cat's bones and skin, the World Bank said Thursday.

Jan 28, 2010 not rated yet 0