News tagged with tiger population

Human-tiger conflict: Are the risks overestimated?

Wildlife conservationists are well aware of the potential conflicts that exist between the endangered species they seek to protect and the human populations which inhabit areas where the animals live. Carnivores, ...

Jan 21, 2013
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China development threatens wildlife, WWF says

From tigers to dolphins, animal populations in many of China's ecosystems have plummeted during decades of development and urbanisation, a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) study said Wednesday.

Dec 12, 2012
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India releases tiger numbers as experts convene

The Indian Government today released new tiger population numbers for the first time since 2007, indicating that numbers have increased in the country that has half of the world's remaining wild tigers.

Mar 28, 2011
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India's tiger population 'on the rise'

India's tiger population has increased for the first time in decades, a newspaper said on Saturday, citing a national tiger census report slated to be released next week.

Mar 27, 2011
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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.

Jan 24, 2011
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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 ...

Nov 21, 2010
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