PM Modi launches global bloc to save 7 big cat species

  • PM Narendra Modi has launched a 97-nation International Big Cats Alliance (IBCA) in Karnataka on April 9, 2023.
  • Aim: To focus on the protection and conservation of seven big cat species in the wild.
  • Seven big cat species are tiger, leopard, jaguar, lion, snow leopard, puma, and cheetah.
  • The launch of the alliance follows the clarion call given by the Prime Minister in July 2019.
  • He also visited Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka.