International Tiger Day: We need new age Tiger champions
Written by Rajesh Gopal and Mohnish Kapoor
Source: The Indian Express
The striped cat may not be looking down the barrel but only a right balance between conservation and development can secure its future. We are a long way from achieving the ambitious target set in 2010 of doubling the global tiger numbers by 2022.
The world commemorates Global Tiger Day on July 29. This occasion is as good an opportunity as any to take stock of the status of the striped stalker in the wild.