Corbett is said to be a haven for bird-watchers with a great diversity of bird species recorded in the area. The Corbett Tiger Reserve is listed as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by BirdLife International. Of the approximate 1300 species of birds found in the Indian subcontinent, more than 40% have been recorded in the Corbett landscape.

The tiger needs more space, the lion a second home. And the government is confused

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) will soon create a national data base for tigers, the flagship species of India, and each one of the big cats will have a unique identification numb

The Corbett National Park and Tiger Reserve are inextricably linked with “Project Tiger” in the country and have placed Uttarakhand on the world wildlife tourism map forever.

The recent ban by the Supreme Court on tourism in core areas of tiger reserves in India raises some fundamental questions:

1. Is tourism, however intense, the real culprit behind the killings of tigers and their seemingly low breeding capacity?
2. If after four decades of implementing the Wildlife (Protection) Act, and efforts by Project Tiger and the National Tiger Conservation Authority, tigers are near extinction today, can banning reserve tourism reverse the situation?
3. Can people be denied the right to visit national parks to watch the most admired animal in the world?

India's top court has suspended tourism in core areas of tiger reserves as the country struggles to stem the dwindling numbers of the endangered wild cats, a lawyer said.

Occupying only 7% of their historical range and confined to forested habitats interspersed in a matrix of human dominated landscapes, tigers (Panthera tigris) typify the problems faced by most large carnivores worldwide. With heads of governments of tiger range countries pledging to reverse the extinction process and setting a goal of doubling wild tiger numbers by 2022, achieving this target would require identifying existing breeding cores, potential breeding habitats and opportunities for dispersal.

PANJIM: The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has taken up a program to save vultures from getting extinct. Under this program, 30 young vultures will be ready to fly by year 2014.

Dr Asad Rehmani, a senior member of National Board for Willdlife and Director of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) said that the 30 young vultures will be released from the breeding facilities to the demarcated safe zones at three places.

Deeply concerned about the recent intrusions of poachers in the Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR), the honourary warden of CTR and National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) member Brijendra Singh requ

NEW DELHI, 24 JUNE: Despite nationwide movements and campaigns to save tigers, 48 tigers have been reported dead in the first six months of this year and 19 cases have been clearly stated as cases