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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.

What is WWF doing to help tigers?

WWF works to enforce zero tolerance for tiger poaching across Asia. We help build the capacity of government enforcement units in each landscape and install the best new technologies to assist local agencies by achieving conservation results.

What is TX2 WWF?

The TX2 goal is a global commitment to double the world’s wild tigers by 2022. From a population of perhaps 100,000 a century ago, wild tiger numbers hit an all-time low of as few as 3,200 in 2010. *TX2 stands for ‘Tigers times two’, signalling the goal to double wild tigers.

Is WWF Project tiger?

WWF-India involves the local communities living around tiger reserves into its overall tiger conservation strategy by promoting sustainable livelihoods, reducing forest dependence and strengthening local support for conservation. They are also made aware about different government programmes for livelihood development.

How can we save tigers from going extinct?

Key strategies:

  1. Protect tigers and their habitat.
  2. Build capacity in range states.
  3. Reduce human-tiger conflict.
  4. Conduct scientific research on tigers to help inform conservation strategies.
  5. Promote tiger-friendly policies.
  6. Monitor tiger numbers, population trends, and threats to tigers and their habitats.

Are tigers strong swimmers?

Tigers are excellent swimmers and don’t avoid water. The large, striped cats have adapted to many different habitats, from the snows of Russia to the tropical forests of Indonesia.

What are the 13 tiger range countries?

There are currently 13 tiger range countries – India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Russia, Thailand and Vietnam.

How did WWF help to save the Tiger?

Partnering with the 13 range country governments and other organizations, WWF played a critical role in creating a shared vision for tiger conservation by committing to the same goal. Known as TX2, this is probably the most ambitious global recovery effort ever undertaken for a single species and a significant turning point for tiger conservation.

Who is the scientist for the Tigers Alive initiative?

Tom Gray, who is the Tiger Scientist at WWF’s Tigers Alive Initiative, explains what’s at risk if we were to lose tigers. Tigers can directly help some of the world’s poorest communities through revenue and employment opportunities generated by tourism.

Why are tiger conservation projects important to the world?

Tiger conservation projects can also help provide alternative livelihoods for rural communities that are not only more sustainable but can also raise income levels.

How many wild tigers are there in the world?

Our vision is to ensure the survival of wild tigers. WWF is dedicated to achieving the ambitious global goal of 6,000+ wild tigers.