Doubling tiger population by 2022 not biologically realistic

08 January 2019

  • Mongabay-India

  • In 2010, the 13 tiger range countries pledged to double the number of tigers by 2022 under the Global Tiger Recovery Progam, a goal touted to be the highest level of commitment to bump up the tiger population.

  • A new assessment of the recovery potential of 18 sites in the global tiger range estimates that while the sites have the potential to harbour more than three times the current number of tigers, the timeline of 2022 may not be realistic.

  • Tiger recovery in most sites is dependant on recovery of prey population which is a slow process. The study recommends that resources should be committed to achieving biologically realistic targets.

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