The long-term future of species composition in forests depends on regeneration. Many factors can affect regeneration, including human use, environmental conditions, and species' traits. This study examines the influence of these factors in a tropical deciduous forest of Central India, which is heavily used by local, forest-dependent residents for livestock grazing, fuel-wood extraction, construction and other livelihood needs.

Announcing the decision to give wildlife clearance to NH7, environment minister Prakash Javadekar said, "The process of four-laning NH7 has moved ahead.

In a first of its kind exercise, India has conducted economic valuation of six of its tiger reserves and placed their value at Rs 1,49,900 crore.

Thousands of tribal people allegedly evicted from a tiger reserve in central India that inspired Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book must be allowed to return to their ancestral forest homes, said an

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Tribunal at its own motion Vs Ministry of Environment Others dated 04/04/2014 regarding Dolomite mines in Mandla District of Madhya Pradesh and being a threat to Tiger corridor in Kanha.

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The Kanha-Pench complex harbours around 120 tigers along with several important floral and faunal assemblages. The landscape also supports diverse
land use, forest protection regimes and traditional forest dwelling tribal communities.

Today, most wild tigers live in small, isolated Protected Areas within human dominated landscapes in the Indian subcontinent.

Tourism must be seen in the context of the rights of all stakeholders. More and reliable data is needed to understand whether tourism is harmful to tigers or that people living in the forests have caused the decline in the tigers' population. The more central issue of the implementation of the Forest Rights Act and the rights of adivasis and forest dwellers is being lost in the battle about tourism.

The interim ban on tourism in core areas of tiger reserves has already started to tell on those who depend on tourists.

Tiger tourism booms without proper regulation; new guidelines attempt to contain damage.

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