25 Jul '11, 10pm

APP needs to stop destroying and start changing. @mongabay on the tragic costs of destroyed tiger habitat:

APP needs to stop destroying and start changing. @mongabay on the tragic costs of destroyed tiger habitat:

Video: Tiger trapped in Asia Pulp and Paper logging concession dies a gruesome death Jeremy Hance, mongabay.com July 25, 2011 Dying tiger. Courtesy of Greenpeace. Caught in a snare and left for days without access to food and water, a wild Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae ) perished from its wounds hours after forest officers reached it. As reported by Greenpeace—which photographed and filmed the rescue attempt—the tiger was trapped at the edge of a acacia plantation and remaining forest area actively being logged by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in Riau Province. Sumatran tigers are listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN Red List; the subspecies, restricted to the Indonesian island, is in decline due to large-scale habitat loss and poaching. APP responded quickly, saying that it had no part in the tiger's death, which is says was caught by a snare set by 'local v...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0725-app_dead_tiger_video.html

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