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Stars for the Star: Tiger Conservation Through Celebrities

Stars for the Star: Tiger Conservation Through Celebrities

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The most recent celebrity who has lent his name for the cause of saving the tiger is Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Having met Jairam Ramesh in New York this September at the reception of the Coalition of Rainforest Nations, DiCaprio reportedly expressed his interest to play a crucial role in sensitizing the global community to the cause of the Indian tiger. In his statement released through the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) earlier this year, the actor had said “Key Conservation efforts can save the Indian tigers species from extinction, protect some of the planet’s last wild habitats and help sustain local communities surrounding them”. DiCaprio is not the first celebrity to get behind the cause of saving the Indian tiger. And going by the trend, he definitely isn't the las
Save the Tiger, Save Humanity

Save the Tiger, Save Humanity

Green Alert
Rahul Dravid and Editor, Sanctuary, Bittu Sahgal Voice Their Concern Cross posted from WWF-India by J. Ertmann On the 28th of July 2009, a Tiger Rally was organised by the Delhi Greens (Editor's Note: and by Sanctuary and a series of organisations) at the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), Teen Murti House. WWF India, after correspondence with Mr. Govind Singh, was also present at the Event. It was very important for the Tiger Rally to happen when it did, since reports on the diminishing number of Tigers in India have been increasing in recent days. Numerous Tiger Reserves have declared immense scarcity of Tigers and some even had to admit that there were no Tigers left. The event included activities for Schools in the NMML garden and a conference inside the building. T

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