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Global Tiger day 2022


Global Tiger day 2022

            The International Tiger day was first organized at 2010 in Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russia , that a number of countries were signed an agreement to prevent the tigers from extinction and  in order to raise awareness about the loss of tiger population globally.  It was noted that 97 per cent of the tigers had vanished in the past century, that only 3000 tigers were remaining. Tigers are found only in 13 countries of the globe, where 70 per cent of the tigers are found in India.  

International Tiger day was celebrated on 29 July 2022.  Every year the day was celebrated at different themes in accordance with the Tiger awareness.  This year the theme was that “India launches project Tiger to revive the tiger population”.  The International Tiger Day is celebrated to create awareness to conserve tiger population.  According to the World Wildlife Fund, India is regarded as a home to half  of the world’s  Tigers population as noted that Tiger is the National animal of India. According to the survey, approximately 95 per cent of the  tiger population  is declined in last 150 years of human existence. Madhya Pradesh was recorded huge  number of  human deaths  due to tigers while Madhya Pradesh is considered as the “Tiger State” of India.

The main aim of celebrating this international tiger day is to create a natural living habitat for tigers and preserving species from extinction.  The current tiger population is 3,9000 according to WWF.

329 Tigers lost in 3 years

            Ashwini Kumar Choubey, union Minister for state of environment raised an issue in the parliament stated that 329 tigers were lost in  3 years.  He surveyed that India had lost 96 tigers in 2019 , 106  tigers in 2020 and 127 tigers in 2021.  These tigers death are cause due to natural and unnatural cause.  Out of 329 death, 68 were died due to natural cause, 5 died at unnatural cause , 29 died because of poaching and 30 died due to seizure.  Because of this deaths 197 tigers were put to careful examination.

Global Tiger day 2022