How are organizations helping tigers?

Panthera has partnered with Save the Tiger Fund to bring together two of the most influential and experienced tiger conservation groups in the world. In 2011, Panthera and Save the Tiger Fund joined forces to carry out the most effective conservation activities possible to save the future of wild tigers.

What is China doing to protect tigers?

China’s Tiger Recovery Program (CTRP), which will last till 2022, aims to increase the areas of and improve the quality of tiger habitats; establish monitoring and patrolling systems; balance tiger conservation with the local economy; crack-down on poaching, smuggling and the illegal trade of tiger products; and …

Who are helping tigers?

TIGER. To help tiger populations recover, WWF is working to improve tiger habitat, reduce human-tiger conflict and engage local communities.

What is the best tiger charity?

Save Tigers Now is a global campaign by World Wildlife Fund and Leonardo DiCaprio to build political, financial and public support to double the number of tigers in the wild by 2022, the next year of the tiger. Together, we can preserve an icon of nature, and save wild tigers for future generations.

Why is it important to save tigers?

The tiger is a unique animal which plays a pivotal role in the health and diversity of an ecosystem. It is a top predator which is at the apex of the food chain and keeps the population of wild ungulates in check, thereby maintaining the balance between prey herbivores and the vegetation upon which they feed.

How many white Siberian tigers are left?

There are only around 200 white tigers left in the world, according to the Indian Tiger Welfare Society.

What laws protect tigers?

Laws & Regulations The tiger is protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), an agreement among 175 nations to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.

Why do we need to save tigers?

What Tiger is going extinct?

Endangered (Population decreasing)
Tiger/Conservation status

Is there a tiger charity?

We are a voluntary non-profit making charity. All donations and funds raised go towards tiger projects.

Why are tigers so special?

Tigers are some of the most amazing creatures on the planet, they are the largest members of the cat family and are renowned for their power and strength. As the largest member of the cat family, Tigers are strong, powerful and one of nature’s most feared predators.

Who are the experts in the Siberian tiger project?

Photo by John Goodrich, WCS. Through the Siberian Tiger Project, WCS has equipped a team of experts with the necessary skills to work with wild tigers, and to conduct captures, health assessments, translocations, and subsequent monitoring.

Are there any Siberian tigers left in Russia?

About 500 Siberian or Amur tigers are left in the wild, with 95% of them in the Russian Far East. Within the tiger’s range in Russia, the largest protected area is the Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve, a 400,000 ha (4000 km 2 ) reserve that has been a stronghold for the Amur tiger since its creation in 1935, and which harbors over 30 tigers today.

Are there any organizations working to save tigers?

The organizations listed below are but a handful of the hundreds of organizations around the world working to save tigers. It is by no means an exhaustive list. Some of these organizations are focused specifically on tigers while others have a broader mandate of species or educational efforts.

When did WCS start the Siberian tiger project?

In 1992 WCS (initially as the Hornocker Wildlife Institute) in cooperation with the Sikhote-Alin Reserve began intensive studies of tiger ecology under the Siberian Tiger Project, today the world’s longest running radio-telemetry based tiger research and conservation effort.