ations from 2006 to 2016 in critical spots. The Bangkok meeting of the Tigers Forever initiative assessed progress and problems:
Two years ago, during the International Forum for Tiger Conservation in St. Petersburg, unattended by Panthera [and covered here], grand promises including a ‘new’ $330 million dollar pledge for tiger conservation were made by international NGOs, governments, political leaders, celebrities and others (much of which had already been designated for tiger projects). Today, as suspected, few of these resources have reached or impacted conservation projects, and tiger populations are still hemorrhaging….
Focusing heavily on law enforcement, measurement and monitoring, this year’s 6th Tigers Forever meeting has produced tremendous results from open, harsh and insightful discussions about our successes and failu