Joseph Allchin

Bouncing Back: Nepal’s Tigers Survive Civil Turmoil

By Joseph Allchin Dhaka, Bangladesh–For years the Himalayan nation of Nepal lacked a functional government. Years of war and subsequent reorientation of the state, left vulnerable the nation’s rich fauna and in particular its tigers to the rampant ...

Inserting Captive-Bred Tigers Into the Wild: Will it Work?

By Joseph Allchin Dhaka, Bangladesh–The South China tiger has not been seen in the wild since the 1960s. Although Chinese delegates at a global tiger conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh this week are reluctant to admit it is extinct in ...

Bangladesh Vows to Protect Wild Tigers in Spite of Industrialization

By Joseph Allchin Dhaka, Bangladesh–Bangladesh’s prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, opened a major international conference on tiger conservation in the country’s capital, Dhaka, on Sunday. With delegates from all 13 tiger range countries in attendance, Hasina stated that her “...