Tiger-conservation I’ve been trying to draw attention to the link between tiger conservation and furniture buying for years.  But somehow it seems such a stretch to explain the connection that it gets lost in the ether.  No one has noticed my efforts.

This week though, Rebecca gave me a big hand with her fabulous photoshop skills.  Check out this new tiger-conservation page she posted on our Vermont Woods Studios Furniture website.

It’s hard to believe but there are only about 3200 tigers left in the wild.  This tiger subspecies, the Siberian Tiger– the world’s largest cat is literally on the brink of extinction with only about 400 individuals remaining in their natural habitat.  If you can’t stand the idea of letting these magnificient creatures disappear forever on our watch, help us spread the word.  Follow us on twitter, fan us on facebook.  There IS something you can do about keeping tigers on this planet for your children and grandchildren to marvel at.

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  1. I find it incredible that the US has to import timber given the amount of forest you have (and, as you say, growing faster than its being harvested). It doesn’t seem to me to make economic sense – I guess the cost of imported timber must be so cheap, inc transport costs, to make it worthwhile. Thanks for pointing out the connection; I’m aware of problems with illegal felling in the Amazon rain forests and also with gorillas and orang utans and their habitat, but the tiger connection with Siberia is a new one. Thanks for pointing it out.

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