The Telegraph reports that there has been an established increment in the population of tigers. The species that was feared, becoming extinct has been retrieved in no small number. The increase in the earlier times was twenty-one percent between the years 2006 and 2010 and thirty percent between 2010 and 2014.
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The Telegraph today reports that the number of tigers has been strengthened. It has grown to almost 2967 as a 33% raise over four years. The increment in the population of tigers has been confirmed at 3000. Though, there has been an increment in the number of tigers. There have also been disappearances of tigers from three reserves which also includes Buxa in Bengal, the national tiger authority said on Monday.
The NTCA has released the results of a nationwide tiger census which was initiated in the year before the current, informs that the number of tigers in India in 2018 was likely 2967 or 741 additional tigers than the count of 2226 in 2014.
The rise of thirty-three percent is the highest recorded between the quadriennial counts. The increment in the earlier times was twenty-one percent between the years 2006 and 2010 and thirty percent between 2010 and 2014.
The new count of the population of tigers is suggestive of the fact that India has doubled its tiger population which was a goal set for 2022 by the world’s tiger range countries at an international conference in st. Petersberg Russia in the year 2010.
Prime minister Narendra Modi who had released the census results of NTCA has confirmed India to be the most secure habitats for tigers. He has added that it is high time for India to strike a balance between environmental sustainability and economic growth so that the country can prosper both in terms of economic growth and ecological sustainability.
The states with the top three counts are Madhya Pradesh with 26 tigers, Karnataka 524 and Uttarakhand 442. However, the counts in the year 2018 are quite encouraging. The count of tigers in Sunderland has increased 88 from 76 in 2014 and 70 in 2010.