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The Tiger Conservation Partnership (TCP) works around the world. Scientists are working to stop the decline of wild tigers and put them on the road to recovery. Each milestone is a step closer to doubling the wild tiger population by 2022. Read the news releases from TCP below.

TigerTiger Conservation Partnership to Help Stem Devastating Effects of Poaching

Dec. 22, 2011

The survival of wild tigers hinges on the ability of tiger-range countries and their partners in conservation to stop the biggest threat to tigers: poaching.


INTERPOL Project PredatorCall Issued to Save Wild Tigers from Extinction

Nov. 2, 2011

INTERPOL, the Smithsonian Institution, The Global Tiger Initiavie, and many other partners have joined forces to combat wildlife crime through Project Predator. See the frequently asked questions about Project Predator.