02 Aug '11, 9pm

Ironic conservation: APP touts tiger relocation after allegedly destroying tiger's home via @mongabay

Ironic conservation: APP touts tiger relocation after allegedly destroying tiger's home via @mongabay

Video: Tiger trapped in Asia Pulp and Paper logging concession dies a gruesome death (07/25/2011) 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. How to Save the Tiger (07/19/2011) We are losing the tiger. Two hundred years ago, Asia’s great cat numbered in the hundreds of thousands and inhabited virtually the entire continent, from...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0802-hance_tiger_app.html

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