Physicians for Human Rights Calls for the Release of Sri Lankan Doctors
...an Army declared an end to the war on May 17 after defeating the Liberation tigers
of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) separatist forces. The Tamil tigers
acknowledged its own defeat the following day. While the SLA stated it had ...
Lutheran World Relief Responds to Escalating Conflict in Sri Lanka
...f is responding to the urgent humanitarian needs of people displaced by fighting between the Sri Lankan government and the separatist group Liberation tigers
of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
Armed conflict in Sri Lanka continues to escalate as government forces intensify operations to seize land under the contro...
'S'-Shaped Light Display on Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Building Shows Support for MSU Spartans
...November and December, a giant holiday tree is displayed. The Blues also did light displays during Super Bowl XL in Detroit and to salute the Detroit tigers
in the 2006 World Series.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, a nonprofit organization, provides and administers health benefits to 4.7 million ...
Elsevier Acquires William Andrew Publishing
...ing titles from William Andrew and Elsevier include
Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water, Skin Aging Handbook, Handbook of
Plastics Joining 2E, tigers
of the World 2E, Engineering Documentation
Control 3E and Human Toxicology of Chemical Mixtures.
About William Andrew
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Syracuse School Wins National Got Milk?(R) Refuel Your School Contest
... Mexico High School tigers
score the title of Body By Milk MVP
SYRACUSE, N....r workout.
Syracuse Body By Milk MVPs
fan, Brian Clark, submitted a photo to the Refuel ... refuels with chocolate milk. The
photo scored the tigers
a place as one of 25 teams nationwide to be named ...
WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 is 'On Your Side' With Healthy Living For Kids; Free Immunizations for Children on Sunday, August 24 at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
...V/Channel 7 along with a host of other
giveaways including, books, sun visors, coloring books, cookies, book bags,
toothbrushes and much more! Detroit tigers
mascot "Paws" will stop by and
greet guests while WJLB-FM 98 makes an appearance and will distribute
additional giveaways as well. Free pizza and wate...
LPA Hosts 51st National Conference in Detroit
...y District Five of Little People of
America, Inc. Medical and Educational Workshops, Sport Competitions, an
Expo, a Talent and Fashion Show, a Detroit tigers
Baseball Game, a trip to
the Greenfield Village/ Henry Ford Museum, and the DIA and Motor City
Banquet and Awards Celebration are some of the activiti...
Panther Population Rising in Rajasthan
... The tigers
may be disappearing in Rajasthan but the number of panthers is slowly on the rise .
R.N. Mehrotra, chief wildlife warden of Rajasthan, said ea...
Cat Owners at Risk of Bird Flu
...arge numbers of dead cats being found near outbreaks of H5N1, the bird flu virus.
All the cats in one Bangkok household died of H5N1 in 2004, and tigers
and leopards - members of the cat family - died in Thai zoos in the same year. Last year three cats died in Germany after eating wild birds.
Minister Calls for Action Plan To Solve Man-Animal Conflict
...riety of forms including monkey menace in urban areas, crop raids by ungulates and wild pigs, depredation by elephants and cattle and human lifting by tigers
The Minister has also called for increasing financial assistance to the States for paying compensation to the villagers for the da...
Tigers in Medical Technology
Tigers in Biological News
121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nepal The first ever overall nation-wide estimate of the tiger population brought a positive ray of hope among conservationists. The figures announced by the Nepal Government's Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) shows the presence of 121 (100 194) breeding ...
Tracking tigers in 3-D
NEW YORK (March 12, 2009) New software developed with help from the Wildlife Conservation Society will allow tiger researchers to rapidly identify individual animals by creating a three-dimensional model using photos taken by remote cameras. The software, described in an issue of the journal B...
Body part by body part, Sumatran tigers are being sold into extinction
Washington Laws protecting the critically endangered Sumatran Tiger have failed to prevent tiger body parts being openly sold in Indonesia, according to a TRAFFIC report launched today.
Tiger body parts, including canine teeth, claws, skin pieces, whiskers and bones, were on sale in 10 percent...
Study says 2000 tigers possible in Thailand
NEW YORK (December 19, 2007) Thailands Western Forest Complex a 6,900 square mile (18,000 square kilometers) network of parks and wildlife reserves can potentially support some 2,000 tigers, making it one of the worlds strongholds for these emblematic big cats, according to a new study by Thail...
The straight poop on counting tigers
NEW YORK (JUNE 18, 2009) The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today a major breakthrough in the science of saving tigers: high-tech DNA fecal sampling.
According to the study, researchers will be able to accurately count and assess tiger populations by identifying individual an...
Logging road threatens rare peat dome, tigers
Pekanbaru, INDONESIA In an investigative report published today by Eyes on the Forest, evidence shows that a new logging road in Riau Province -- strongly indicated as illegally built by companies connected to Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) -- is cutting into the heart of Sumatras largest contiguous pea...
'Genetic corridors' are next step to saving tigers
NEW YORK (FEBRUARY 13, 2008) The Wildlife Conservation Society and the Panthera Foundation announced plans to establish a 5,000 mile-long genetic corridor from Bhutan to Burma that would allow tiger populations to roam freely across landscapes. The corridor, first announced at the United Nations ...
Threats to wild tigers growing
The wild tiger now occupies a mere 7 percent of its historic range, and the area known to be inhabited by tigers
has declined by 41 percent over the past decade, according to an article published in the June 2007 issue of BioScience. Growing trade in folk medicines made from tiger parts and tiger ...
Wild tigers need cat food
A landmark study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) says tigers
living in one of India’s best-run national parks lose nearly a quarter of their population each year from poaching and natural mortality, yet their numbers remain stable due to a combination o...
Alarming decline in Nepal's rhinos and tigers in former Maoist stronghold
Washington ?Results released today by World Wildlife Fund of the first assessment done in two years in one of Nepal's premier national parks reveal an alarming decline in tiger and rhino populations, indicating widespread poaching. The area only became accessible for visits since the ceasefire betw...
Tigers in Biological Technology
Newsweek International Editions: Highlights And Exclusives, May 19, 2008
... reports that in
the past year, Sri Lankan government officials seemed tantalizingly close
to the end of the 25-year long conflict with the Liberation tigers
Eelam. The remarkable progress achieved already is challenging the
conventional wisdom about civil wars from Yugoslavia to Iraq: that there i...
Tigers in Biological Definition
...as meats designed for human consumption may be lacking in vital nutrients.
Cats (not only including domestic cats but also including lions , tigers
, and other members of the cat family.)
Dogs (again not only domestic dogs , though it is debated whether they are carnivores or omnivores, but w...
Tigers in Biological Dictionary
...carnivore in the free online English dictionary and ... a flesh-eating animal The lion is a carnivore . ... young carnivore . More results ... tigers
are some of our many residents. ... wildlife sanctuary, providing homes to carnivores in need of rescue and ... Dine at a participating restaurant o...