Some of the world’s leading tiger conservationists cheered the Tigers to their homecoming victory over Wake Forest.
Representatives of the World Bank/Global Tiger Initiative (GTI) were at Clemson meeting with the university’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism as part of efforts to double the world’s wild tiger population by 2022. The two groups gathered to plan a leadership in conservation workshop in Bhutan, and during their time on campus, the World Bank/GTI guests attended the September 28 game and enjoyed a tailgate and Clemson hospitality!
Started in 2008, the Global Tiger Initiative is an effort of the World Bank, the Smithsonian Institution, and the National Zoo. Clemson became a partner in the effort in 2012, engaging in the World Bank/GTI tiger conservation conferences and developing a Creative Inquiry class to study the communications networking potential in tiger conservation efforts.
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