The tiger signifies the health of the forest, their ecosystem function and services. India's wild tigers account for more than 75% of the global tiger population. India has played the leadership role in fostering wild tiger conservation and management at the global level by taking up several milestone initiatives.

The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 provides for listing of species in various schedules based on the threat status. The species listed in Schedule I of the Act is provided with highest degree of protection.

National Tiger Conservation Authority has been constituted under the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2006. Further section 38 O of the Act empowers to exercise the powers conferred on and to perform the functions assigned to it under the said Act for Tiger Conservation.

There has been no respite for the heavily hunted Tiger with an estimated average of over 120 individuals seized each year over the past 19 years, a new TRAFFIC analysis revealed. Overall, the analysis estimated that 2,359 Tigers were seized from 2000 to 2018 across 32 countries and territories globally, resulting from 1,142 seizure incidents.

The Phase-II Study was commissioned with the objective of accomplishing economic valuation of tiger reserves in ten tiger reserves, viz.

India has achieved its 2022 target of tiger population in the country. The country now has 2,967 tigers, declared the All India Tiger Estimation Report 2018 released . India now has 2,967 tigers and the growth in the 4th cycle of the Tiger Census has been a 33 per cent.

India has 2,967 tigers, a third more than in 2014, according to results of this tiger census titled released on July 29, 2019 by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Madhya Pradesh saw the highest number of tigers at 526, closely followed by Karnataka (524) and Uttarakhand (442).

More hamlets in Umred Pauni Karhandla sanctuary seek inclusion into it

Wildlife Institute of India (WWI) scientist Habib dismissed the crossing saying that it was “a question of behaviour” as perhaps he crossed the highway possible due to no traffic.

Running Out of Time examines the fast-growing role of Vietnam as a hub for illegal wildlife trade and the country's failure to respond to the crisis.

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