ICL bats to save the tiger

ICL bats to save the tiger
 
Calcutta News.Net
Monday 10th December, 2007 (IANS)
 
The Indian Cricket League (ICL) here is attracting attention not only for its matches but also for its social messaging.

In a first, Zee Sports and ICL have donated advertising space to their chosen cause – the protection of tigers.

Zee Sports approached the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) and offered banner space, sightscreens and use of the venue – the Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in Chandigarh – to spread the message of saving the tiger.

‘This was a fantastic opportunity to highlight the plight of the tiger. Our national animal is fast disappearing and too little is being done to stop it slipping into extinction,’ Belinda Wright, executive director of WPSI, said in a statement.

‘The tiger has no votes, but if we all join together and appeal for its protection, the government will have to take notice.’

‘The world is watching us. It would be a national shame to let this magnificent animal, the soul of wild India, disappear through indifference and inaction,’ she said.

 
http://www.calcuttanews.net/story/307902
http://bigcatrescue.org

For The Tiger
Dee

http://bigcatrescue.org
http://www.savethetigerfund.org
http://www.worldwildlife.org/tigers/


Looking for last minute shopping deals? Find them fast with Yahoo! Search.

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

You May Also Like

Woman mauled by lions at Zimbabwe wildlife park

By Janine du PlessisMarch 15 2007 at 12:07PM An Australian embassy worker is recovering ...

Lion, tiger doing well at refuges post-Hurricane Ike

Lion, tiger doing well at refuges post-Hurricane Ike By LANA BERKOWITZ HOUSTON CHRONICLEDec. 10, ...

Tigers kill six Bangladeshis near Sundarbans

Tigers kill six Bangladeshis near Sundarbans ReutersTuesday, March 18, 2008; 3:49 AM KHULNA, Bangladesh ...