July 29 has been chosen as the date for the day because on this day several countries signed agreements at the Petersburg Tiger Summit, which was held in Russia in 2010.
Slogan international tiger day or ‘Global Tiger Day’ is celebrated every year on 29 July to spread awareness about the conservation of tigers.
This agreement was related to raising awareness about the declining tiger population at the global level and protection of the natural habitat of tigers, during which representatives of different countries had announced that the tiger-populated countries will achieve the tiger population by the end of the year 2024. will try to double.
International Tiger Day 2024: Theme
“Raise awareness about the importance of tigers and the threats they face.” This year’s theme for International Tiger Day 2024.
international tiger day theme last 5 years
- 2020: “Cats in Crisis: Protecting our Planet’s Big Cats”
- 2019: “Protect Tigers: Save a Species”
- 2018: “Fresh Ecology for Tigers: Reconnecting Fragmented Landscapes”
- 2017: “Conserving Wild Tigers: Securing their Future in the Wild”
- 2016: “Zero Poaching: Zero Tolerance”
Why do we celebrate International Tiger Day?
‘World Tiger Day’ i.e. ‘Slogan international tiger day’ is celebrated to raise awareness about tiger conservation. The purpose of this day is to make people aware about the issues of protection of natural habitats of tigers and tiger conservation.
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Report
According to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the number of wild tigers has declined by more than 95% in the last 150 years.
• At present, the total population of wild tigers around the world is believed to be around 3,900.
• Out of these wild tiger population, about 3,000 are in India.
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How many tigers are left in India?
There are now an estimated 2967 tigers. India is home to about 75% of the global tiger population, and has already fulfilled its pledge to double the number of tigers made in St Petersburg in 2010, long before the target year of 2024.
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Report
To celebrate Slogan international tiger day, IUCN is releasing the impact report of Phase I of the Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme. The report contains data and lessons learned from projects implemented in priority landscapes across six Tiger Range Countries between 2015 and 2021.(Slogan international tiger day)
INTERNATIONAL TIGER DAY TIMELINE
|India launches Project Tiger to revive the tiger population.
|13 tiger range countries commit to TX2 to double wild tiger numbers by 2023.
|Two Tiger Subspecies are Listed
|IUCN recognizes the continental tiger and the Sunda island tiger as tiger subspecies.
|Year of The Tiger
|The WWF aims to double the number of wild tigers in 2022.
INTERNATIONAL TIGER DAY QUOTES
“The tiger is a powerful symbol of wilderness and a keystone species that maintains the balance of nature.” – Jack Hanna
“The tiger is not a thing of the past, but a living symbol of our relationship with nature.” – Kailash Sankhala
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“The tiger is an important part of our natural heritage and we must do all we can to protect it.” – David Atten
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