The number of tigers in Nepal has tripled
The number of tigers living in the wild in Nepal has almost tripled since 2010, according to data released yesterday on the occasion of World Tiger Day. The number of Royal Bengal tigers has increased from 121 in 2009 to 355 in 2022, officials said. there has been a 120 increase in the number of tigers since the last census in 2018.
“The recent tiger population results show that wildlife conservation efforts are working," Del Bahadur Purja Bon, a spokesman for the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, told DPA. This is the result of the coordination efforts of government agencies and the public, among all stakeholders,” Decker said.
According to these figures, Nepal was founded in 2010 by St. At the St. Petersburg Tiger Summit, he exceeded his commitment to the extremely ambitious 12-year goal set to double the number of tigers in the world by 2022.
The Dec number of tigers has led to an increase in the conflict between humans and wildlife. At least 62 people have been killed in tiger attacks in the past three years, according to the Kathmandu Post.
Activist Thakur Bhandari of the Nepal Community Forest Users Association said human-wildlife conflict has become widespread due to Nepal's obsession with tiger numbers. He also stressed that the government does not really care about the capacity of its forests.
Bhandari said, "Most of them are poor people consisting of indigenous and marginalized communities."