International Tiger Day

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International Tiger Day
Male Tiger Ranthambhore.jpg
Date July 29
Next time 29 July 2019 (2019-07-29)
Frequency annual

Global Tiger Day, often called International Tiger Day, is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held annually on 29 July.[1] It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit.[2] The goal of the day is to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers and to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation issues.[3]

By year[edit]

2017[edit]

The seventh annual Global Tiger Day was celebrated in various ways around the world. Local events have been organized in Bangladesh, Nepal, and India as well as non-tiger-range countries such as England and the United States.[4][5][6][7][8][9] Some celebrities also participated by removing their social media profile photos.[10] WWF continued its promotion of the "Double Tigers" campaign through investing in rangers.[11] Several companies partnered with WWF to help raise awareness.[12][13]

2018[edit]

More awareness in the entire world of tiger populations and the challenges for their conservationists. India counts the number of wild tigers every four year and show a promising rise from 1411 in 2006 to 2226 in 2014. According to WWF the world population in 2016 was ±3900. [14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Watts, Jonathan (24 November 2010). "World's first tiger summit ends with £330m pledged amid lingering doubts". The ..Guardian. London. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Vietnam observes International Tiger Day". Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "International Tiger Conservation Forum". Tiger Conservation Forum. Retrieved 1 September 2011. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Independent, The. "Saving Our Tigers". Saving Our Tigers | theindependentbd.com. Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  5. ^ International Tiger Day
  6. ^ "7th World Tiger Day to be marked on Saturday". The Himalayan Times. 2017-07-27. Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  7. ^ "Tiger Day to be held at Indira Gandhi Zoological Park today". The Hans India. Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  8. ^ "Yorkshire Wildlife Park prepares for Tiger Day". ITV News. Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  9. ^ "International Tiger Day". Oregon Zoo. Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  10. ^ "'Star Trek' Actor Says Earth's 4,000 Tigers Are Worth Saving". GOOD Magazine. 2017-07-17. Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  11. ^ "WWF - Tiger Day". tigerday.panda.org. Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  12. ^ "The world needs more tigers – News | .eco". News | .eco. 2017-07-28. Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  13. ^ "Age gate". 3890.tigerbeer.com (in us). Retrieved 2017-07-29. 
  14. ^ On International Tiger Day, Hopes Pinned For Tiger Population To Increase Anuj Pant on NDTV, 29 July 2018

External links[edit]

  1. The St. Petersburg Declaration on Tiger Conservation
  2. Tiger Recovery Program
  3. Official International Tiger Day Website