Hyderabad: The first ever leopard census in India, carried out by the Wild Life Institute of India, has exposed the claims of AP and TS forest officials regarding an increase in the population of l

DEHRADUN: During the tiger census last year, 22% of the of big cats in the country were found to roam in areas that were not tiger reserves or protected forests.

1784 wild animals including lions have died recently due to excessive rains and floods in the country, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar informed Lok Sabha in a written reply.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tiger/Elephant Reserves, 21/07/2015. The details of Tiger Reserves under Project Tiger and Elephant Reserves under Project Elephant in the country, State-wise, are at Annexure-I (a) & (b) respectively. In-principle approval has been accorded by the National Tiger Conservation Authority for creation of three new tiger reserves: (i) Ratapani (Madhya Pradesh), (ii) Sunabeda (Odisha) and (iii) Guru Ghasidas (Chhattisgarh).

Even as news of a staggering 30 per cent increase in India’s endangered tiger population is celebrated the world over, the survey methodology has drawn criticism from ecologist Ullas Karanth, direc

A major initiative by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (previously known as Project Tiger) to eliminate man-animal conflict and save hundreds of human lives as well as wildlife is coming t

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on constitution of Special Tiger Protection Force, 14/08/2014.

Tiger Reserve To Include 2 Sanctuaries

Violating guidelines set by the union ministry of environment and forests, the West Bengal government failed to conduct annual tiger census and could not even utilise the Centre’s funds under Proje

It also criticised the authorities of Buxa Tiger Reserve saying they 'did not attempt' to conduct camera-trap study