In an environment-friendly move, volunteers of Satpuda Foundation, an NGO working for tiger conservation in Central India, removed three tonnes plastic from Gullarghat, a relocated village from Mel

Tiger counts in four Maharashtra reserves show a dramatic increase. How did it happen?

Setting Up Saw Mills, Industries May Soon Be Banned

Pune: Activities such as commercial mining and setting up saw mills, large hydroelectric projects and pollution-causing industries may soon be banned in the eco-sensitive zones around the main sanctuaries in the state, including the Tadoba-Andhari tiger reserve, Melghat tiger reserve and Sanjay Gandhi national park in Mumbai.

The widening of NH-6 is slicing apart the central Indian forest landscape.

A well-calculated compensation plan eases relocation pain of forest dwellers from the core area of Melghat Tiger Reserve. It’s not the kind of relocation story that one usually hears. Early last year three villages were uprooted from their traditional land in the core area of the Melghat Tiger Reserve to make way for free movement of the big cat. They did not protest, and walked away with their belongings and herds of cattle.

Letter to Ministry of Environment and Forests (Sr. Pay & Accounts Officer) from Deputy Inspector General (PT) on the subject of centrally sponsored plan scheme ‘Project Tiger’ administrative approval for funds release to Melghat Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra during 2011-12 – enhancement of scheme.

At a time when the rehabilitation of villages out of tiger landscapes has become more difficult than ever, with the Forest Rights Act having made it subject to vilagers’ consent, here is one tiger

Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Friday complimented Maharashtra on the increase in tiger population in the State. Nagpur will be promoted as the tiger capital and a gateway to tiger land, he said.


Out of the total 39 tiger reserves in the country, 13 are in Vidarbha alone. After the recent increase in the number of tigers across the country (From 1,411 to 1,706), the central government has decided to promote Nagpur as the tiger capital or

Nagpur: Saving the tiger has received a fillip as two more wildlife sanctuaries in Vidarbha are to get tiger reserve status. Maharashtra already has four reserves at Pench, Tadoba-Andhari and Melghat in Vidarbha as well as Sahyadri in western Maharashtra.