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Kanha-Pench

Supporting Sustainable Landscapes in Central India

GTI News

Remarks by Dr. John Seidensticker, Conservation Ecology Center, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Zoological Park, for the Kanha-Pench Landscape Symposium: Advancing the Conversation on Conservation, Mocha, Mandala District, MP, India, February 16-18, 2014

Chitwan National Park

Against All Odds, Nepal Emerges as a Potential Wildlife Conservation Success Story

Blog

Nepal has its share of development and governing challenges. It is still recovering from a ten- year civil conflict that ended in 2006, suffers widespread poverty, and its state institutions struggle to effectively govern a diverse and growing nation.

Illegal Wildlife Trade Seminar and reception St James's Palace 21 May 2013. © Paul Burns Photography

At London conference, Prince of Wales credits GTI for leading the way on fighting wildlife crime and trafficking

GTI News

“The Global Tiger Initiative (G.T.I.) has in its five years of operation demonstrated how a sustained high-level political commitment to a shared goal can result in significant accomplishments on the ground.”

Prince Charles

Speech | Declaration

Tiger parts - Courtesy TRAFFIC

London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade

GTI News

The World Bank and its GTI team are proud to be an integral part of the new collective engagement of the range countries and international partners under the Global Tiger Recovery Program (GTRP) towards curbing global demand for wildlife products. Measurable behavioral change is required, and quickly.

Blog

A Plan to Return Tigers to a Long-lost Home

07/10/2014

Peering out of the window of the Cessna, flying north from Almaty, I saw the city give […]

Tigers in the News

Be Smart! Tiger bone is not a magical medicine

06/11/2014

Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) has released its latest public service announcement (PSA), aimed at motivating […]

Tigers in the News

Russia makes further progress with Amur tiger recovery in the wild

05/25/2014

Largest-ever Amur tiger release in Russia hopes to signal species return.

 
Publication

GEF Press Release: Donors replenish Global Environmental Facility, but large funding gap for biodiversity remains

04/30/2014
Tigers in the News

India, Bhutan and Nepal unite to protect Kangchenjunga landscape

05/14/2014

India has agreed on a plan to jointly protect and conserve the whole of the Kangchenjunga landscape […]

Tigers in the News

Asian leaders and IUCN establish new partnership for protected areas

05/14/2014

Senior government officials from 12 Asian countries and IUCN agree to establish a new transboundary Asian partnership […]

 

Tiger
Range
Countries

Bangladesh

Estimated population: 440

Main Habitat: Sundarbans Mangrove Forest

Size of Habitat: 6,000km2

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Bhutan

Estimated population: 115-150

Main Habitat: Floodplains in Terai Arc, Himalayan mountains

Size of Habitat: 28,000km2

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Cambodia

Estimated population: Less than 50

Main Habitat: Mondulkiri Protected Forest

Size of Habitat: 75,000km2 combined with Thailand, Lao PDR, and Vietnam

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China

Estimated population: 40-50

Main Habitat: Changbaishan ecosystem in Jilin and Heilongjiang Provinces, Northeast China

Size of Habitat: 29,000km2

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India

Estimated population: 1,706

Main Habitat: Across southern, central, and northeast regions

Size of Habitat: 200,000km2 across 39 reserves

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Indonesia

Estimated Population: 500

Main Habitat: Island of Sumatra

Size of Habitat: 88,000km2

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Lao PDR

Estimated Population: Less than 20

Main Habitat: Nam Et Phou Louey Protected Areas

Size of Habitat: 63,000km2

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Malaysia

Estimated Population: 500

Habitat: Peninsular Malaysia Central Forest Spine

Size of Habitat: 55,000km2 across 3 landscapes

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Myanmar

Estimated Population: 85

Habitat: Northern Forest Complex

Size of Habitat: 250,000km2

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Nepal

Estimated Population: 121

Habitat: Terai Arc

11,500km2

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Russia

Estimated Population: 360 adults

Habitat: Primorski Krai and Khaborvski Kraj Provinces

Size of Habitat: 242,000km2

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Thailand

Estimated Population: 200

Main Habitat: Western Forest Complex

Size of Habitat: 116,000km2

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Vietnam

Estimated Population: 10

Main Habitat: Yok Don, Chu Mom Ray, Song Thanh, Pu Mat, and Muong Nhe

Size of Habitat: 37,000km2 across 5 protected areas

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