"In a sea of news casting doubt on the future of our planet's wildlife, this development is a welcome sign of hope and potential turning of the tide for the endangered tiger in Thailand", said Dr John Goodrich, director of Panthera's tiger programme. The initiative was launched with an aim to "foster an exclusive tiger agenda in the core areas of tiger reserves, with an inclusive people-oriented agenda in the buffer", as mentioned on the statutory body's website.
' We created highlands in parts of Assam where the rhinos and other living beings came during floods which saved them from rising water, ' Mr Javadekar said in is address on the eve of International Tiger Day.
Panthera has been working to aid tiger population growth in Thailand for the past 10 years.
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Tiger cubs who are separated from their mothers, two to three weeks after they are born Young cubs being presented to tourists, constantly viewed and mishandled hundreds of times a day, which can lead to stress and injury Tigers being punished using pain and fear in order to stop aggressive unwanted behaviour. "This cause needs constant momentum and sharing of knowledge and we hope our collective efforts will bring about more awareness and participation towards the cause of securing our tigers".
The International Tiger Day was first observed in 2010 during the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russian Federation to raise concerns about the declining numbers of the global tiger population that nearly left them on the brink of extinction and to encourage the execution of projects related to tiger conservation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in 2019 released the tiger estimation report as per which, India recorded 2967 tigers, more than double the number from 1411 in 2006.
A tiger in Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur district, Rajasthan, India. The total population may only be around 350, according to the World Wildlife Fund.More news: WarnerMedia to investigate Ellen DeGeneres Show workplace environment
"These sightings are extremely encouraging for the future of tigers in our country and beyond", said Chief of the Wildlife Research Division for DNP, Dr. Saksit Simcharoen.
In 2016, another breeding area for the Indochinese tiger was found in eastern Thailand, inside the UNESCO World Heritage site of Dong-Phayayen Khao Yai forest.
"To witness apex predators, like tigers, returning to forests means the ecosystem is recovering, which is good for all wildlife", said Eileen Larney, ZSL's Chief Technical Advisor in Thailand.
"The situation for tigers worldwide remains precarious, but successes like this show that through our work with communities and governments, we can see populations start to recover".More news: Time jobless claims drop again