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Nepal is set to become world’s first country to double its tiger population

Nepal is set to become the world’s first country to double its tiger population. On the occasion of 2018 National Conservation Day (NCD), Nepal announced that there are now an estimated 235 wild tigers in the country, nearly doubling the baseline of around 121 tigers in 2009. According to a press release issued by WWF-Nepal, ..

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Man-Tiger Conflict

India is the adobe of world’s largest number of Tigers. Declining forest cover, increased encroachments, declining quality of forests, obstructions to forest corridors has resulted in increased Man-Tiger conflict. Findings of Tiger Census 2014: The population of tigers in India has increased from 1,706 in 2011 to 2,226 in 2014. There was an increase of ..

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The 2018 International Tiger Day (ITD)

The International Tiger Day (ITD) is celebrated every year on July 29 to spread the message to protect these endangered species and assist in maintaining ecological integrity. It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russia with the goal to bring worldwide attention to the dwindling numbers of tigers and their ..

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Tiger population in reputed Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) doubled to 60 from 30

In Tamil Nadu, the tiger population in the reputed Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) has doubled to 60 from 30, due to intensive conservation efforts. The MTR is located in Nilgiri District of the state. On the occasion of International Tiger Day (ITR-2018), forest officials and nature enthusiasts, in and around the Annamalai, Mudumalai and Sathyamangalam ..

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Conservation Assured/Tiger Standards (CA|TS) Partnership

The Conservation Assured | Tiger Standards (CA|TS) survey is the first and largest rapid assessment of site-based tiger conservation across Asia. CA|TS was developed by tiger and protected area experts. Officially launched in 2013, CA|TS is an important part of Tx2, the global goal to double wild tiger numbers by the year 2022. CA|TS is a set ..

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