HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Save The Tiger Fund announces alliance with the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 19, 2004) Save The Tiger Fund (STF) and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) have joined forces to link tiger conservation programs across Asia, a major step in unifying the efforts of many conservation organizations. Unified action is critical in addressing today's threats to tigers, which include highly organized regional networks that are smuggling tiger parts and are often linked to trafficking in narcotics and weapons.

"Although terrorist threats, the economy and diseases have knocked the tiger off front page news, its status in the wild remains in need of urgent action," said John Seidensticker, STF Council chairman and senior scientist at the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C. "Scaling up efforts together is essential to ensure that we do not lose ground against the remarkable progress made so far and, just as important, that these negative forces do not impede further success."

Despite predictions of doom for this majestic cat, wild tigers continue to survive in a patchwork of areas across Asia, from the tropical rain forests of Sumatra and Indochina to the temperate oak forest of the Amur River Valley in the Russian Far East.

"Save The Tiger Fund has a proud 10-year history focused on the conservation of wild tigers through solid science, improved habitat protection, enhanced capability of local leadership and community engagement - all of which will now grow and deepen by the addition of this new partnership with CEPF," said John Berry, executive director of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, which established STF in partnership with ExxonMobil Foundation in 1995.

Since its founding, STF has supported 226 tiger-conservation projects in 13 countries. Now STF and CEPF two major grant makers will forge united tiger conservation strategies, catalyzing partner organizations and community groups to combine efforts to benefit tigers and people alike. Par
'"/>

Contact: Jason Anderson
j.anderson@conservation.org
202-912-1464
Conservation International
19-Feb-2004


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Tigers: Big cats need cat food
2. Tigers And Land Mines: Wildlife Experts Discuss Fate Of Koreas DMZ
3. Genetic Study Reveals Sumatran Tigers Are A Distinct Species From All Mainland Tigers
4. Tiger Beetles Go Blind At High Speeds
5. Secretary of Energy announces seven E.O. Lawrence Award Winners
6. Popular Science announces Third Annual Brilliant 10
7. The American Phytopathological Society announces 2004 awards
8. NSF announces six FIBR awards to tackle some of biologys most challenging questions
9. Protemix corporation announces discovery of way to repair hearts damaged by diabetes
10. JGI announces community sequencing program portfolio
11. APS announces the winners of its 2004 postdoctoral fellowship in physiological genomics

Post Your Comments:
(Date:7/25/2014)... (July 24, 2014)The link between autism and disrupted ... puzzle of the disease, and is largely unknown. ... Autism Research Initiative (SFARI), George Washington University (GW) ... offer truly integrative and in-depth answers to these ... , LaMantia, professor of pharmacology and physiology ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... scientists from 25 countries and 35 states will ... the Genetics Society of America (GSA) next week ... conference will feature close to 500 presentations (including ... including gene expression and regulation, functional genomics, chemical ... and a variety of diseases. , Of ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... increasingly consume the healthcare community and remain ... , To address the worldwide crisis of ... countries, global leaders in diabetes, epidemiology and ... prevention and development of diverse intervention programs ... , This book on "Global Health Perspectives ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):GW researcher receives grant to answer the how and why of autism during development 2Yeast meeting to showcase latest breakthroughs in genetics and molecular biology 2What constitutes an effective response to the global 'diabesity' tsunami? 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... July 24, 2014 -- A novel combination of microscopy ... of Energy,s Oak Ridge National Laboratory an unprecedented look ... unusual physical and electrochemical properties. , The research ... affects the surface of a perovskite manganite, a complex ... new avenue to understand surface behavior could benefit researchers ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 2014  Now available is a stem cell therapy ... Therapies , located in Guadalajara, Mexico ... a new health option: stem cell therapies for ... patients suffer from joint and muscle injuries due to ... torn rotator cuff, tennis elbow, and knee injuries. Throughout ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... BURLINGAME, Calif. , July 24, 2014  ECC ... Denver, Colorado with University College Hospital ... of a development project to finance, design, construct, and ... Ibadan, Nigeria . Under the first ... and prepare scoping documents and funding applications. UCH Ibadan ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... research team led by group leader Yung-Eun Sung ... to synthesize sulfur-doped and nitrogen-doped graphenes which can ... batteries and fuel cells. Yung-Eun Sung is both ... Research at Institute for Basic Science* (IBS) and ... This achievement has great significance with regards to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:ORNL study reveals new characteristics of complex oxide surfaces 2Stem Cells In Sports Injuries, Joints And Muscular Pain 2Stem Cells In Sports Injuries, Joints And Muscular Pain 3ECC Signs a Contract for the Finance, Design, and Construction of a Premier Cancer Institute in Ibadan, Nigeria 2
Cached News: