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The scientific and conservation communities have been fighting to stop the decline of wild tigers for almost half a century. While the technology and approaches to conservation have evolved the ultimate goals remain the same: stop poaching and increase the number of protected areas for tigers. Scientists are continually monitoring the population of tigers and trying to learn more about them. The more scientists, wildlife officials, and conservationists know the more they can do to help tigers bounce back and thrive. Read the research by scientists and wildlife organizations on tigers.