There are estimated to be almost 6,000 tigers in the wild, an increase of 40% over 2015

There are estimated to be almost 6,000 tigers in the wild, an increase of 40% over 2015

According to a prominent environmentalist organization, there may be 5,578 tigers in the wild, which is 40% more than was previously believed. Despite this, tigers are still an endangered species. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the increase in numbers was caused by better monitoring, and the population is believed to be […]

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As Nepal’s tigers thrive, Indigenous knowledge may be key in preventing attacks

As Nepal’s tigers thrive, Indigenous knowledge may be key in preventing attacks

KATHMANDU — On June 6, a 41-year-old woman was attacked by a tiger while she was collecting firewood in a forest in Nepal’s Bardiya district, a key habitat for endangered Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris). Following the incident, villagers from Bardiya took to the streets demanding that the government act immediately to address the problem […]

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