In 100 years we have lost 97% of our wild tigers due to rampant poaching and increasing deforestation. There is still hope. Tigers can breed quickly and successfully if we provide them with protected habitat and ample prey.
Here’s what you can do to help right now:
- Take the Pledge not to ‘Flush Tiger Forests' - 45 seconds
- Text TIGERS to 20222 - 10 seconds
- Symbolically Adopt a Tiger - 3 minutes
- International Tiger Coalition Join the Facebook Page - 5 seconds
- Spread awareness so others can help too (ex. reblog - 5 seconds)
Total: approx 4 minutes. Can you postpone scrolling your dash for that long?
Take Control of Your Purchasing Power
Forest clearing for illegal logging and agricultural cash crops destroys tiger habitat. Support companies using sustainable practices:
- Buy 100% postconsumer recycled paper, FSC-certified products
- Buy sustainable coffee, look for these labels: the Rainforest Alliance, Fair Trade, UTZ Certified and Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center Bird Friendly