Roads And Railways: Death Traps For Tigers

Expanding transportation network through Chitwan National Park in Nepal could reduce tiger numbers, reveals a study.

Uncovering The History Of The Tiger Genome

Historic dips in the population from a wildly endangered past have led to a split between genetically diverse tiger subspecies and several inbred individuals.

Urbanization Might Be Good For Tiger Population, Study Finds

Scientists at the Wildlife Conservation Society found that areas of high urbanization and education are linked to smaller overlaps between human and tiger territories.

Sumatran Tiger Population On The Road To Recovery

Conservation efforts have helped increase the population of critically endangered Sumatran tigers, according to scientists in Indonesia.

Count Me In! Bayesian Model Used To Estimate Tiger Population

Researchers have developed a more reliable method for estimating tiger numbers in India.

Thai Tiger Numbers Are Slowly Bouncing Back

The tiger population in a Thai wildlife reserve is increasing, thanks to enhanced protection measures by the Thai government and the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Chinese Public Largely In Favor Of Tiger Trade Ban

Chinese citizens feel that tigers belong in the wild and are supportive of a ban on tiger trade, survey shows.

7 Must-Read Stories In September 2013

Here are seven must-read articles from the September 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.

Tiger Genome Reveals How Big Cats Evolved To Kill

The tiger genome has been sequenced for the first time in a study that has revealed insights into how big cats evolved to become predators.

Orangutan, Asian Rhino On Asian Endangered Species List

The Wildlife Conservation Society has released a list of endangered Asian species that call for immediate government action.