KOLKATA: West Bengal is finally making efforts to reintroduce big cats in north Bengal's Buxa Tiger Reserve, where no tiger sightings have been reported in the past two decades.

North Bengal's Buxa Tiger reserve has survived another scare.

KOLKATA/JALPAIGURI: Two back-to-back tiger sightings inside the Buxa Tiger Reserve this month, claimed the foresters, will silence the critics who have always said that tigers in this north Bengal

Guwahati, March 21: The success of genetic assessment of tigers at Buxa tiger reserve in north Bengal has inspired the authorities to begin a similar endeavour at Manas.

Ananya Dutta

KOLKATA: The preliminary reports of analysis of scat samples collected during the ongoing tiger estimation exercise have revealed a

Ananya Dutta

West Bengal Government offers two new packages

KOLKATA: The West Bengal Government announced a rehabilitation package for relocation of villagers living within the core forest area of the Buxa Tiger Reserve here on Tuesday.

With tigers ageing and their numbers decreasing in the Buxa Tiger Reserve in North Bengal, authorities plan to start captive breeding to maintain the population of the big cats.

Kokrajhar: Deep within the graveyard of butterflies, there moves a flutter of hope. And the awestruck nature-lover, bewildered at the miraculous triumph, captures a quick moment of the blithe spirits flight for posterity.

In India, as elsewhere, protected areas (PAs) have permanent resident populations who are historically dependent on forest resources for their livelihood. The Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR), in the northern part of West Bengal, is one such reserve forest where villagers have been residing for more than a 100 years.

June 30, 2004: The India Eco Development Project a project meant to enhance the country s biodiversity and provide people living inside and around protected areas such as national parks and reserves with sustainable livelihoods; a project once showcas

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