The Orissa Resettlement and Rehabilitation Policy, 2006 draws its strength from experiences from the implementation of past policies, best practices in other states and the Orissa government's Industrial Policy Resolution, 2001.

Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) is situated in the Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh. In around 1993-1994, the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, after a thorough study found this forest to be a suitable habitat for the relocation of the Asiatic lion, now confined to the range of about 1800 sq kms of the Gir forest, its only current habitat in the world.

Suddenly on July 19, without warning, Control Party 2, also called CP-2, disappeared off the face of the earth.

Tiger reintroduction in Sariska After a gap of about four years, tigers are back in Sariska. Two tigers

Successful programme to conserve lions is beginning to implode on itself The Asiatic lion is quite vulnerable.

1910: Over a dozen

The Greater and Trans-Himalayan tracts are cold deserts that have severe seasonal and resource scarce environments. Covering the bulk of Indian Himalayas , they are a rich repository of biodiversity values and ecosystem services. The region has a large protected area (PA) network which has not been completely effective in conserving these unique values.

The local extinction of the tiger (Panthera tigris) from the Sariska National Park (NP) in India triggered a series of reactions, actions and policy prescriptions. The Tiger Task Force of the Government of India considered this to be a failure of the state machinery in controlling poaching.

Researchers in the emerging field of wildlife reintroduction battle hawks, habitat loss, and poachers to give animals a second chance.

This set of Recommendations has emanated from a two-day National Workshop on Critical Tiger Habitats and Critical Wildlife Habitats held at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) on 8th and 9th May 2008.

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