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Siberian Tigers

Federal Judge Sentences Lumber Liquidators to Probation, $13 Million in Fines for Smuggling Timber

Jesse Prentice-Dunn | Posted 02.01.2016 | Green
Jesse Prentice-Dunn

Today's sentence marks the end of a multi-year investigation in which the Department of Justice found that Lumber Liquidators imported products made of wood harvested illegally in Russia, including timber cut from Siberian tiger habitat.

U.S. Illegal Timber Imports Are Down, But More Work Remains

Jesse Prentice-Dunn | Posted 10.28.2015 | Green
Jesse Prentice-Dunn

Last week hardwood flooring giant Lumber Liquidators pleaded guilty before a federal judge in Norfolk, Virginia for importing illegally sourced wood into the U.S. It is also a strong message that the United States intends to crack down on the illegal timber trade using the Lacey Act.

Tigers Don't Want Their Forests Liquidated

Michael Brune | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

You shouldn't have to worry that installing a new hardwood floor in your kitchen will rob Siberian tigers of their home.

The Lacey Act, Leading the Fight Against Illegal Logging

Jesse Prentice-Dunn | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green
Jesse Prentice-Dunn

Now, companies that import wood products must identify the species and origin of their products. Violators of the law face fines and jail time.

Fighting Illegal Logging With Numbers

Jesse Prentice-Dunn | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green
Jesse Prentice-Dunn

Thanks to the Lacey Act, we've already made progress in slowing the trade of illegal wood products, but we still have a ways to go.

Siberian Tigers' Effective Population Down To Just 14

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The effective population of the Amur tiger, also known as the Siberian tiger, is down to just 14 animals, scientists report in the journal Mammalian B...

WATCH: Baby Tigers Meet The Public

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Two wide-eyed tiger cubs met the public last week at the Pittsburgh Zoo. The cubs are both eight weeks old and healthy. Weighing in at fifteen poun...

'Chillingly Premeditated'

NPR | By John Vaillant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The injured tiger hunted Markov down in a way that appears to be chillingly premeditated. The tiger staked out Markov's cabin, systematically destroye...

Siberian Tiger's Mysterious Drowning In British Zoo Raises Questions

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The mysterious death of Malyshka, a Siberian tiger in Norfolk, England, has left zoo keepers baffled, and led some to question whether the rare creatu...

Ontario man who owned exotic animals mauled to death by 300 kg pet tiger

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 66-year-old Canadian man has been killed by the 650-pound Siberian tiger he had been keeping as a pet. Norman Buwalda was entering the tiger's cage...

Conservation's Unsung Heroes: The Best Story's Never Told

Panthera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Panthera

In many countries around the world, working to save wildlife is viewed as a lowly position with little to no recognition accompanied by a meager and inconsistent paycheck.