Guwahati, Oct.

Significant tiger presence has been confirmed in Mizoram’s Dampa reserve forest through DNA fingerprinting techniques.

The presence of the big cats were confirmed during a joint field survey was conducted with the forest reserve’s field directorate, World Wildlife Fund and Aaranyak, a society for biodiversity conservation, in March this year as art of the country-wide phase four of tiger monitoring programme initiated by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA).

Itanagar: Infectious diseases afflicting people in remote areas of the Northeast are not only a problem for the humans, they also indirectly affect the wildlife in sanctuaries.
A study conducted by the Bangalore-based National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) has revealed how malaria among the staff in the Pakke Tiger Reserve in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh is posing a threat to the upkeep of tigers there.

Guwahati, July 3: The Northeast has finally got a voice in the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), the apex body of tiger conservation in the country.

Firoz Ahmed, a wildlife biologist with Aaranyak who has carried out camera trapping in wildlife parks of Assam, has been inducted as a member of the NTCA.


AIZAWL, Sept 27: The extension of Dampa Tiger Reserve in Mamit district in western belt of Mizoram is going to displace as many as 227 tribal families

AIZAWL, Nov 26: The tiger habitat analysis in Dampa Tiger Reserve (DTR) in western Mizoram has found that closed evergreen or semi evergreen forest in the tiger reserve has considerably decreased over the last few decades.

Aizawl, Sept 9: The World Bank is expected to give Rs 1,700 lakh for maintenance of Mizorams Dampa Tiger Reserve.
The Dampa Tiger Reserve, situated on the western part of Mizoram along the international border with Bangladesh, about 127 km from Aizawl, is one of the six approved tiger reserves across India to received the WBs aid.