Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Orissa, Tamil Nadu and Manas sanctuary in Assam have been given a financial package for the year 2008-09, according to an environment ministry official
The Centre has released nearly Rs 100 crores to five states to relocate villages in tiger reserves to free the animals from human interference with Madhya Pradesh getting almost half of the total fund share.

Tourists might complain of poor sighting of wildlife inside Manas National Park, but now an ambitious endeavour is bringing to life new facets of the park, which are far easily discernible.

State Environment and Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain today informed that the State has entered into a tripartite agreement involving the National Park Authority and the Central Government for the implementation of the Project Tiger Foundation in the State. Assam is among the five States of the country to have entered into such an agreement.

Manas National Park
Guwahati, July 1: Manas National Park will continue to be burdened with the tag of World Heritage Site in Danger.

The 33rd meeting of the World Heritage Committee which concluded at Seville in Spain yesterday said only a clear upward trend in the population of key wildlife species would justify the park


Rampant poaching threatens wildlife in Manas National Park twelve persons were arrested for smuggling skins and bones of wild animals near the Manas National Park in Assam


Guwahati: In one of the biggest operations against illegal trade in wildlife organs, security forces recovered a huge quantity of animal skin and bones near Manas National Park in Barpeta district in western Assam and arrested 16 persons.

BARPETA, March 1