News tagged with tiger population

Tigers could be extinct in 12 years if unprotected

(AP) -- Wild tigers could become extinct in 12 years if countries where they still roam fail to take quick action to protect their habitats and step up the fight against poaching, global wildlife experts ...

dateNov 21, 2010 in Ecology
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Nepal uses satellites to track rare tiger

An injured wild tiger that strayed into a tourist resort in Nepal has been moved to a new home in the jungle and fitted with a satellite collar so its progress can be tracked, the government said.

dateJan 24, 2011 in Ecology
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Tracking tigers in 3-D

New software developed with help from the Wildlife Conservation Society will allow tiger researchers to rapidly identify individual animals by creating a three-dimensional model using photos taken by remote ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Wildlife group targets Myanmar-China tiger trade

(AP) -- Wildlife trafficking officials say they have reached a preliminary agreement with an ethnic minority group in Myanmar to close down markets where hundreds of poached tigers from across Asia are sold ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Ecology
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'Tiger heavyweight' Nepal hosts anti-poaching summit

Nepal's success in turning tiger-fearing villagers into their protectors has seen none of the endangered cats killed for almost three years, offering key lessons for an anti-poaching summit opening in Kathmandu ...

dateFeb 01, 2015 in Ecology
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Report shows dramatic decline in Siberian tigers

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today a report revealing that the last remaining population of Siberian tigers has likely declined significantly due to the rising tide of poaching and habitat ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Ecology
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Decline in Russian tigers renews calls to end all trade

A shocking decline in the Russian Federation's wild tiger population highlights the importance of eliminating trade in and demand for tiger parts, the International Tiger Coalition (ITC) said today. The alliance of 40 organizations ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Ecology
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Nepal expands critical tiger habitat

The Government of Nepal announced today an expansion of Bardia National Park in the Terai Arc Landscape by 900 sq km, which will increase critical habitat for tigers.

dateOct 27, 2009 in Ecology
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