Tiger farm issue kept high on CITES agenda

Jul 31, 2012

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The issue of tiger farms was kept high on the agenda at the 62nd meeting of the CITES Standing Committee in Geneva, Switzerland last week. Negotiations over a decision which calls for actions in countries that have tiger farms were fraught with tension.

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China rejects CITES call for tiger farm ban

Jul 27, 2012

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This week has seen the 62ndmeeting of the CITES Standing Committee in Geneva, Switzerland. Throughout the week, CITES member nations have been debating much heated issues including the illegal ivory trade, wildlife trade regulations and tiger farms.

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Flooding update from Kaziranga National Park

Jul 25, 2012

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TigerTime, through the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) funds tiger protection programmes in Kaziranga National Park, Assam - where there has been a recent flood which has left 595 animals dead.

 

 

 

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Tiger skin trader face 5 years in jail

Jul 23, 2012

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Last week, police in Depok, Indonesia arrested a man who was in possession of 14 stuffed Sumatran tigers and two sacks full of tiger pelts and heads.

 

 

 

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Prince Michael backs DSWF and TigerTime in the Sunday Express

Jul 9, 2012

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In an interview with the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation's patron, Prince Michael of Kent, the plight of the Amur Tiger was brought to the fore. "They are extraordinarily evocative animals ... but their numbers are very much in decline," he said. At the same time he remained positive about work being done on the global stage to save the tiger and by the TigerTime supported teams in Russia's Far East.

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