KOCHI: Rajesh Gopal, member secretary of the National Tiger Conservation Authority under the Ministry of Environment and Forest, will deliver the keynote address at the two-day national seminar being held on September 22 and 23 at Thekkady in connection with the platinum jubilee of the Periyar Tiger Reserve.

The seminar titled `People and Tigers - Shifting Trajectories of Ecology and Coexistence

KOCHI: Periyar Tiger Reserve (PTR), the first wildlife sanctuary in Kerala, has turned 75. The year-long platinum jubilee celebrations of the sanctuary will begin with a two-day national seminar on ``People and Tigers - Shifting Trajectories of Ecology and Co-existence

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The overall aim of the India Ecodevelopment Project, approved in 1996, was to conserve biological diversity in seven globally significant protected areas (PAS) by implementing an ecodevelopment strategy (prepared by the GOI).

Recent trends show that the proportion of what we call the

Sabrimala rituals spell trouble for Kerala s Periyar reserve

At Kerala s Periyar Tiger Reserve, deepa kozhisseri finds local tribal communities happily involved in forest protection and ecotourism

The purpose of this article is to describe and evaluate the ecotourism project at the Periyar Tiger Reserve (Thekkady), in Kerala, India. The Ministry of Environment has undertaken to promote local community participation in forest management, through the

Background of the study is the multi-State India Eco-development Project sponsored by IDA/GEF at the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala, one of the seven Protected Areas (PAs) with the central objective of conserving biodiversity in and around PAs over 5 years (1996-97 to 2000-2001).

The raging row over raising of water level in the Mullaipperiyar dam remains unresolved with the Kerala state government locking horns with the Tamil Nadu (TN) and the Union government. At stake is