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 Russian Wilderness: Then and Now

 NEW YORK (August 25, 2017) – A new translation of a Russian natural history classic provides a snapshot of Amur tiger habitat in the Russian Far East a hundred years ago. In Across the Ussuri Kray (Indiana University Press, 2016), famed Russian explorer and ethnographer Vladimir Arsenyev catalogued the people and animals he encountered during a grueling six-month expedition to the forests of the Sikhote-Alin Mountains in 1906.  This book was partial source material for Akira Kurosawa’s 1975 Academy Award-winning film “Dersu Uzala.”

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International Efforts Needed to Save World’s Largest Mammals, Scientists Say
July 27, 2016 – A team of conservation biologists is calling for a worldwide strategy to prevent the unthinkable: the extinction of the world’s largest mammal species.
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High-Tech Solution for India's Human-Wildlife Conflict
July 12, 2016 – A mobile technology initiative, WildSeve, is helping to address human-wildlife conflicts and has been implemented in 284 villages in India.
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New Book Focuses on Importance on Indian Forests for Wildlife
July 6, 2016 – India’s protected areas are at a crossroads, and a new book by top Indian scientists provides a roadmap on the way forward.
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Tiger Brokers Arrested by Forest Rangers and Indonesian Police
The Gunung Leuser National Park (GLNP), Langkat District Police (Polres Langkat), and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) announced an enforcement action against wildlife brokers for trading tiger parts. The perpetrators were arrested in Kuta Gajah, Langkat, North Sumatra on May 24, 2016. 
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Statement of Concern by Tiger Biologists
April 15, 2016--The following statement was released today concerning the status of tigers.
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Night Stalker: Rare camera trap images show leopard making kill in India’s Bhadra Tiger reserve
NEW YORK (APRIL 13, 2016) –WCS (Wildlife conservation Society) released a  stunning set of camera trap images recorded last week that show the dramatic end for a large Sambar deer (possibly weighing 200-300 kilos) taken down by the suffocating bite of a leopard.
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Laos, China and Viet Nam Enhance Cooperation to Combat Transnational Wildlife Trafficking Networks
April 7, 2016 – Frontline enforcement officers from key provinces, ports and border posts in Laos, China and Viet Nam completed an inter-agency field mission this week to share experiences, approaches and update the situation on wildlife smuggling networks along the major Indo-Burma trade route. 
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Malayan Tiger Cubs at the Bronx Zoo

The importance of the birth of two Malayan tiger cubs at the Bronx Zoo was featured on a segment on the Today Show on Sunday, 4 April. There are fewer than 70 Malayan tigers in Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) zoos and about 40 in other zoos around the world, and there are only about 250 of these critically endangered tigers left in the wild. The cubs will debut to the public at the Bronx Zoo later this summer. We will keep you posted.  

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Tiger Traders Arrested by Indonesian Police in Leuser Landscape, Indonesia
The Aceh Provincial Police, Bireun District Police (Polres Bireun), and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) announced today an enforcement action in a case involving trade in tiger parts. One perpetrator, arrested in Bireun, Aceh, Sumatra, on March 18, 2016, was linked to a second, who later turned himself in. 
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