The decision of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to send a two-member team to Satkosia tiger sanctuary to study the feasibility of shifting the wild tiger, which fled Nandankana zoo a w

The state forest department on Wednesday began tiger census at the Satkosia tiger reserve in Angul district.

Attempt to retain it as a captive animal opposed

Biswajit Mohanty, Secretary of Wildlife Society of Orissa, on Wednesday demanded immediate release of the wild tiger that walked into the Nandankanan Zoological Park here recently.

The Comptroller and Auditor General has pulled up the Orissa government for massive depletion of its tiger population despite the National Tiger Conservation Authority spending a huge amount of money for their protection.

In its latest report on the implementation of Project Tiger in Orissa, the CAG has said the number of tigers came down from 192 in 2004 to a mere 32 in 2010 in Similipal and Satkosia Tiger Reserves even though the Centre provided huge funds for conservation.

At a time when crores are being spent on tiger conservation, forests would be cut down at Mahan in Central India following provisional clearance for coal mining by the Government.

Bhubaneswar: The state Crime Branch Police will start probe into the poaching of elephants allegedly by organised rackets at different parts of the state, official sources said.

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to help conserve and protect the dwindling tiger population, the Odisha government has decided to create a Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) and prepare a long-term action

BHUBANESWAR: More than four years after Satkosia was designated a Tiger Reserve, the Odisha Government has finally brought Mahanadi Wildlife Division under the unified control of the Field Director

Despite the twin instances of a low-flying chopper carrying a ruling BJD MP in Satkosia Tiger Reserve in violation of the Wildlife Protection Act having triggered a major controversy, the Odisha Go

BHUBANESWAR: Renewed concerns over wildlife and environment may put a brake on the Brutanga irrigation project in Nayagarh district which was accorded stage-I forest clearance by the Centre a few days back.