27 Nov '11, 6pm

Major boost for wild tiger conservation with support from SOS (Save Our Species) conservation fund

However, the tiger can be saved: The conservation community knows that targeted conservation action works. A recent study carried out in 2010 in conjunction with IUCN, shows that global conservation efforts have already improved the conservation status of at least 64 species. In addition, the results show that the status of biodiversity would have declined by nearly 20 percent if conservation action had not been taken. Big steps have been taken by the global community to protect tigers. In 2008, the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI) was launched by the World Bank jointly with the Tiger Range Countries, Global Environment Facility, international partners, NGOs and private sector to revert the decline of wild tigers. This effort culminated in November 2010 in the International Tiger Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia where a Global Tiger Recovery Program (GTRP) was adopted by all o...

Full article: http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/species/?8636

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