Explained: What Is St. Petersburg Tiger Summit That Aims To Double Tiger Population.

St Petersburg Tigers
International Tiger Day, also known as Global Tiger Day, held globally on July 29, is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation and the protection of their habitats.
 
However, despite intensive conservation efforts for over three decades, the wild tiger population in the world has declined by 97 per cent in the last century.
 
In 2010, with tiger numbers at an all time low, the tiger range governments committed to an ambitious and visionary goal of Tx2- to double wild tigers by 2022. The initiative was started in 2010 at the St. Petersburg Tiger Summit.