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Make YOUR Voice Heard and Help Save Tigers



Posted on 04 April 2013
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4 April 2013, Petaling Jaya:  Join over 100,000 people from around the world who have already thanked — with postcards and e-cards — rangers who are putting their lives on the line to protect the world’s endangered wild tiger population.

Your voice is needed! “Besides your encouraging well-wishes to rangers, WWF’s Tigers Alive Initiative (TAI) will leverage your voice in calls to action across the countries where we work. We will seek much needed additional funding for rangers so that they can be well-trained and adequately equipped to do their jobs in the field. We also will continue to advocate for needed changes in public policy and law enforcement in order to bring tiger poachers and wildlife traffickers to justice,” said TAI Enforcement Specialist, Craig Bruce.

“The most immediate threat to the survival of wild tigers in Malaysia is poaching. Between 2010-2011, close to 1,000 snares were detected in three priority tiger landscapes – Belum-Temengor, Taman Negara and Endau-Rompin. Local and foreign poaching syndicates are emptying our forests of tigers, their prey, and other wildlife. Rangers are the front line of defence against poaching. We need them to be well resourced, trained and motivated. Without them, our goal of doubling the number of tigers will be only a dream,” said WWF-Malaysia’s Executive Director/CEO, Dato’ Dr Dionysius Sharma.

Take the opportunity, now, to send greetings and embrace the work of these unsung heroes who work tirelessly under extreme conditions to help keep the estimated 3,200 wild tigers living in the world and 500 wild tigers living in Malaysia safe from danger—especially from ruthless poachers who are the single greatest threat to the goal of doubling the wild tiger population (TX2). A few minutes of your time today, will help us in our work-together-to ensure tigers thrive for generations to come.


To send greetings to the rangers, click the following link: www.panda.org/cards4tigers

Where are the cards coming from? http://wwf.panda.org/cards4tigers/infographic


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About WWF-Malaysia
WWF-Malaysia (World Wide Fund for Nature-Malaysia), the national conservation trust, currently runs more than 90 projects covering a diverse range of environmental protection work. Since 1972, WWF-Malaysia has worked on important conservation projects, from saving endangered species such as tigers and turtles, to protecting our highland forests, rivers and seas. We also undertake environmental education and advocacy work to achieve conservation goals. By conserving our natural resources, WWF-Malaysia is helping to protect our livelihoods, food and water supply, thus securing our good quality of life and our children’s bright future. We thank our supporters and members of the Media, whose contributions and support enable our conservation work. If you would like to donate to WWF-Malaysia or learn more about our projects, please call: +603-78033772 or visit: wwf.org.my or www.facebook.com/wwfmy

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For further information, please contact:
Yeoh Lin Lin, Head of Communications, WWF-Malaysia
Tel: +603-78033772 ext 6400 Email: llyeoh@wwf.org.my

Chong Ai Lyn, Communications Officer,
Species Conservation Programme (Peninsular Malaysia), WWF-Malaysia
Tel: +603-78033772 ext 6421 Email: alchong@wwf.org.my
 
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