Help save tigers: Inventory your medicine chest.
Western Ghats are home to tigers
and hundreds of other species found no place else. But the region’s wildlife faces increasing pressure due to agriculture expansion, road construction, and over-harvesting of forest products for medicines and more. For the good of the planet, only use medications when there is no other alternative. The process of manufacturing synthetic drugs emits more than 177 million pounds of untreated pollutants into air, water, and soil each year. And never flush unused prescription drugs down the toilet or drain: Pharmaceuticals in wastewater can damage plants and animals.Learn more about WCS work to save tigers in their natural habitats.