Posts Tagged with "tiger"

Thank You. Thank You. Thank You.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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Thank You. Thank You. Thank You.

All year you stand with us and tackle the hard, serious and often challenging crises our planet is facing. In the process, we’ve shown you some painful images–photos of orangutans left to die on palm oil plantations, tigers pushed out of their natural habitat. Images that are often horrifying and hard to look at. But [...]

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Congress: Protect the Forests and Wildlife of the World From Illegal Logging

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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Congress: Protect the Forests and Wildlife of the World From Illegal Logging

Did you know that almost half of all rainforest destruction is done illegally? Government corruption, lax laws and poor enforcement result in widespread illegal deforestation across the globe. This unofficial forest clearing makes it extremely challenging to truly protect critically endangered species like the orangutan or Sumatran tiger from extinction and it contributes enormous amounts [...]

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Is the “Happiest Place on Earth” Driving Tigers and Orangutans into Extinction?

Monday, May 16, 2011

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Is the “Happiest Place on Earth” Driving Tigers and Orangutans into Extinction?

UPDATE: On October 11, 2012, Disney announced a comprehensive paper policy that maximizes its use of environmentally superior papers like recycled and eliminates controversial sources like those connected to Indonesian rainforest destruction. For more info, visit www.ran.org/disney. Young or old, when one thinks of the Walt Disney Company, the first images that come to mind are almost certainly [...]

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Earth Day Poster Contest Winners!

Monday, May 2, 2011

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Earth Day Poster Contest Winners!

Congratulations to everyone who participated in our 2011 Earth Day Poster Contest! Check out the 2011 Earth Day Poster Contest winners. All of the poster entries were wonderfully inspiring and heartfelt. We had a tough time choosing finalists because all of the entries were so fantastic. After our voting period, we are happy to announce [...]

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The Failing Fight to End Illegal Animal Trade and Trafficking in Indonesia

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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Illegal trafficking, trade, and poaching of endangered wildlife in Indonesia are not new problems, but these disgusting practices that blatantly violate animal rights and the law have been drawing more attention than usual in international media lately. Although it gives me hope that more people are paying attention to this rampant problem and that new [...]

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Roaring at Barnes & Noble with Tiki the Tiger

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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Roaring at Barnes & Noble with Tiki the Tiger

Leave it to the folks at Rainforest Action Network to make anything fun. As an intern with RAN, my job is basically to do whatever task I’m presented, so when Hillary Lehr asked the interns, Lindsay, Lola, and I, to do our own Roar at the Store at the local Barnes & Noble, I thought, [...]

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Diggin’ Palm Oil Free Soap

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

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Diggin’ Palm Oil Free Soap

Most of us practice personal hygiene at least every couple of days, and because many contain synthetic chemicals, a portion of those end up in our bodies and in our earth.  For the last few months, I’ve been trying to green-up my beauty routine.  If I wouldn’t put something in my body, why would I [...]

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Top 10 Ways To Celebrate World Rainforest Week

Monday, October 18, 2010

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Happy World Rainforest Week! How will YOU celebrate rainforests from October 17-24? Please add your ideas, activities, and commitments as a comment to this blog to keep our thoughts and actions fresh with new ways to think global and act local. Here are some ideas from our staff, friends, and activist like YOU about how [...]

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Hello, World! Love, Tiki

Monday, September 20, 2010

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Hello? Can you hear me?? Well, I hope you can hear me. Hi Everybody! My name is Tiki. My friends call me Tiki the Tiny Tiger because I’m the smallest tiger cub in the whole wide world! Will you be my friend? They call me Tiki the Tiny Tiger because there are only five species [...]

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