World Tiger Day: Asian Demand Sounds Death Knell for Big Cat [PICTURES]

By Dominic Gover

Britons are ignorant of tiger’s plight but one in five children would pay to save the creature.

The wild tiger population continues to hover dangerously close to extinction – but a poll has found that many Britons believe their numbers are buoyant.

On World Tiger Day, experts have warned that ignorance of the plight of one of the world’s most impressive creatures could yet doom them to being wiped out … – July 29, 2013 5:28 PM GMT…


SeaWorld Under Fire After Recording Of Pilot Whale Struggling To Get Into Water Surfaces (VIDEO)

By Cavan Sieczkowski

SeaWorld is under fire after its trainers failed to help a distressed pilot whale (…) stuck on a ledge for at least 25 minutes as the audience watched in horror. The disturbing incident was caught on camera by one attendee who says his view of SeaWorld has been changed forever …

Huffington Post – 07/29/2013 12:29 pm EDT…


FC Augsburg in a green league of their own

Christoph Ruf / Angus Davison

Augsburg – As well as having a top-flight football team, FC Augsburg also have definitively first-class environmental credentials. So much so, indeed, that Greenpeace recently attested the club’s home SGL arena as the world’s first carbon-neutral sports stadium …

Bundesliga – official website – 28.07.2013 21:33:05…


Commentary: Whaling no longer makes sense

By Frank Zelko
Los Angeles Times

Few environmental conflicts are as fraught and intractable as whaling.

Under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, commercial whaling has been illegal since 1986. But the agreement contains a loophole that has guaranteed continuing controversy: Signatories can still kill whales for scientific research …

Santa Fe New – Posted: Sunday, July 28, 2013 9:00 pm | Updated: 1:25 am, Mon Jul 29, 2013…


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