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Boom in Indian Tiger Population

Government of India announces that tiger population has increased by a staggering 30% from 1,411 to 2,226. Read more about this exciting success story.


From Dhaka Forward – 2015, A Critical Year for Global Tiger Recovery

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Following on the heels of a highly successful meeting in Dhaka, 2015 promises to be a banner year for implementation of global tiger recovery plans around the world. Read more about the progress in Dhaka and see the recommendations put forward by 13 tiger range countries.


Supporting Sustainable Landscapes in Central India

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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


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.


A Plan to Return Tigers to a Long-lost Home


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


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


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


Press Release: Tiger Population in India Increases to 2226

Tigers in the News

India, Bhutan and Nepal unite to protect Kangchenjunga landscape


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


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




Estimated population: 440

Main Habitat: Sundarbans Mangrove Forest

Size of Habitat: 6,000km2

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Estimated population: 115-150

Main Habitat: Floodplains in Terai Arc, Himalayan mountains

Size of Habitat: 28,000km2

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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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Estimated population: 40-50

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

Size of Habitat: 29,000km2

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Estimated population: 1,706

Main Habitat: Across southern, central, and northeast regions

Size of Habitat: 200,000km2 across 39 reserves

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Estimated Population: 500

Main Habitat: Island of Sumatra

Size of Habitat: 88,000km2

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Estimated Population: Less than 20

Main Habitat: Nam Et Phou Louey Protected Areas

Size of Habitat: 63,000km2

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Estimated Population: 500

Habitat: Peninsular Malaysia Central Forest Spine

Size of Habitat: 55,000km2 across 3 landscapes

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Estimated Population: 85

Habitat: Northern Forest Complex

Size of Habitat: 250,000km2

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Estimated Population: 121

Habitat: Terai Arc


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Estimated Population: 360 adults

Habitat: Primorski Krai and Khaborvski Kraj Provinces

Size of Habitat: 242,000km2

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Estimated Population: 200

Main Habitat: Western Forest Complex

Size of Habitat: 116,000km2

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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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