BHOPAL: Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has severely criticised Madhya Pradesh government citing inadequate efforts led to decline in population of great Indian bustards, chitals, sl

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Protection of Tigers, 21/07/2015. The details of tiger mortality due to natural and other causes including poaching and seizure, as reported by States, tiger reserve-wise and State-wise is at Annexure-I (a) & I (b) respectively. Several milestone initiatives have been taken by the Government of India for conservation and protection of tigers and other wild animals and is at Annexure-II. The details of funds allocated and utilised for the protection of tigers during the last three years and the current year are at Annexure-III.

MUMBAI: The state government has decided to celebrate the International Tiger Day, on July 29 at large scale.

NAGPUR: The 138.12 sq km Bor Tiger Reserve (BTR), 60km from here in Wardha district, will have a buffer zone of 661.16 sq km. This is nearly five times the tiger reserve area itself.

NAGPUR: The state forest department and leading NGOs in the region will join hands to prepare a concept plan for tiger corridor conservation under International Union for Conservation of Nature's (

Although significantly more money is spent on the conservation of tigers than on any other threatened species, today only 3200 to 3600 tigers roam the forests of Asia, occupying only 7% of their historical range. Despite the global significance of and interest in tiger conservation, global approaches to plan tiger recovery are partly impeded by the lack of a consensus on the number of tiger subspecies or management units, because a comprehensive analysis of tiger variation is lacking.

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has released guidelines on transboundary conservation to support practitioners and those involved in initiating, managing and governing transboundary conservation programmes.

The Sumatran tiger conservation group, Forum Harimau Kita (Our Tiger Forum), has proven that storytelling could effectively raise public awareness of the needs of the endangered species.

Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT), an NGO engaged in conservation of tigers and other wild species across the country, has planned to equip the anti-poaching camps of the forest department in Khana

The National Green Tribunal today pulled up the Assam government for its failure to release funds for protection of wildlife in Kaziranga and Manas national parks and directed it to make the amount