News tagged with tiger populations

Poaching puts pressure on Malayan tiger

A Malaysian government plan to double its population of endangered Malayan tigers to 1,000 through tighter protection is under threat due to persistent poaching, a conservation group warned Tuesday.

dateMay 15, 2012 in Ecology
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Indian village relocated to protect tigers

An entire village inside a north Indian nature reserve has been moved to make more room for local tigers in a bid to protect the country's dwindling big cat population, an official said Wednesday.

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Ecology
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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.

dateMar 28, 2011 in Ecology
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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.

dateMar 27, 2011 in Ecology
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