India now accounts 70 percent of the world's total population of tigers, the environment ministry said while releasing its fourth detailed national tiger estimation report.

The tiger signifies the health of the forest, their ecosystem function and services. India's wild tigers account for more than 75% of the global tiger population. India has played the leadership role in fostering wild tiger conservation and management at the global level by taking up several milestone initiatives.

Report by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to the National Green Tribunal in Original Application No. 1030/2018 on the news item published in The Times of India and authored by Vijay Pinjarkar titled "String of new road projects in Maha to cut off tiger corridors."

National Tiger Conservation Authority has been constituted under the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2006. Further section 38 O of the Act empowers to exercise the powers conferred on and to perform the functions assigned to it under the said Act for Tiger Conservation.

A new report by Survival International has revealed that the mass eviction of tribal people in India whose lands are being turned into tiger reserves is illegal under both national and international law.

Conducted over the course of a year in 2017-18, the All Kerala Tiger Monitoring Programme identified a total of 176 individuals, 75 of them within the confines of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WW

As habitats shrink, country nears its capacity to manage the big cat, say experts

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in “The Times of India” Authored by Vijay Pinjarkar Titled “String of new road projects in Maha to cut off tiger corridors” dated 20/12/2018 regarding new road projects being taken up in the State of Maharashtra which will obstruct the tigers corridors.

Maintaining and restoring connectivity between source populations is essential for the long term viability of wide-ranging species, many of which occur in landscapes that are under pressure to meet increasing infrastructure needs. Identifying barriers in corridors can help inform conservation and infrastructure development agencies so that development objectives can be achieved without compromising conservation goals.

Marked as an occasion to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation, Global Tiger Day — also known as the International Tiger Day — will be celebrated on Sunday.

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