Bringing the Tiger Back from the Brink—The Six Percent Solution

Bringing the Tiger Back from the Brink—The Six Percent

The Tiger Summit, to be hosted by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Russia in November 2010—the Chinese Year of the Tiger and the International Year of Biodiversity—promises to be the most significant meeting ever held to discuss the fate of a single non-human species.

Published in: PLOS Biology · 2010Authors: Joe Walston · John G Robinson · Elizabeth L Bennett · Urs Breitenmoser · Gustavo A …Affiliation: Wildlife Conservation Society · University of Bern · Global Environment Facility · Panth…About: Law enforcement · China · Finance

Bringing the Tiger Back from the Brink—The Six Percent

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Bringing the Tiger Back from the Brink—The Six Percent

Bringing the Tiger Back from the Brink—The Six Percent Solution Joe Walston 1 *, John G. Robinson 1 *, Elizabeth L. Bennett 1 , Urs Breitenmoser 2 , Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca 3 ,

Bringing the tiger back from the brink the six percent

The Malenad-Mysore tiger landscape currently maintains .220 adult tigers, one of the greatest concentrations in the world, mainly due to intensive protection of its source sites such as Nagarahole National Park, where tiger numbers have increased by 400% after protection began in the early 1970s [17,18], and has now maintained a high density for 30 years ([19], unpublished data).

Published in: PLOS Biology · 2010Authors: Joe Walston · John G Robinson · Elizabeth L Bennett · Urs Breitenmoser · Gustavo A …Affiliation: Wildlife Conservation Society · University of Bern · Global Environment Facility · Panth…About: Law enforcement · China · Finance

The Six Percent Solution — a New Recipe for Saving Wild

Here’s CI’s distilled version of the original paper titled Bringing the tiger back from the brink – The six percent solution. Current approaches to tiger conservation have not succeeded in slowing the decline in tiger numbers, which has continued unabated …

Protecting Tigers and Tiger Habitat | Ask A Biologist

In the PLOS Biology article, “Bringing the Tiger Back from the Brink—The Six Percent Solution,” scientists present a plan to help protect tigers and the places that they live. On the Prowl? Although you see tigers in almost every zoo, fewer than 3,500 tigers are left in the wild.

The 6% Solution – Conservation

Focusing tiger conservation efforts on just 6% of the big cats’ remaining range could pull the species back from the brink of extinction, according to a new analysis by a group of leading tiger experts. They are urging global leaders to adopt the “6% solution” at a Tiger Summit set for Russia in November.

Putting a Price on the Future of Tigers | Stories | WWF

The PloS Biology Journal, a respected scientific journal, published a paper last week entitled Bringing the Tiger Back from the Brink – the Six Percent Solution, which presents a powerful case for the need to refocus efforts on the protection of the last remaining strongholds for the tiger.

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Bringing the Tiger Back from the Brink—The Six Percent Solution September 2010 Joe Walston · John G Robinson · Elizabeth L Bennett · Urs Breitenmoser · Hariyo Wibisono

With Tigers Near Extinction, A Last-Ditch Strategy Emerges

With Tigers Near Extinction, A Last-Ditch Strategy Emerges In the past century, populations of wild tigers have plummeted from 100,000 to 3,500. Now the World Bank and conservationists have launched an eleventh-hour effort to save this great predator, focusing on reining in the black market for tiger parts and ending the destruction of tiger habitat.

Genome-Wide Evolutionary Analysis of Natural History and

Liu et al. provide genome-wide evidence for the tiger’s origin and evolution. They trace the coalescence time for modern tigers to 110 kya and affirm highly restricted gene flow supporting six living subspecies. Bringing the tiger back from the brink-the six percent solution. PLoS Biol. 2010; 8: e1000485. The analysis was based on the