Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tiger Reserves, 15/12/2017. As per the assessment of the Status of Tigers, Co-predators and Prey, 2014 using the refined methodology, the tiger number has shown 30% increase countrywide with an estimated number of 2226 (range 1945-2491) as compared to 2010 estimation of 1706 (range 1520-1909 tigers). The country level tiger estimation using the refined methodology is done once in four years. The details of tiger estimation pertaining to tiger landscapes in the country for the years 2010 and 2014 are at Annexure-I.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 22/11/207 regarding commercial establishments (hotels, lodges and restaurants) located in Buxa Tiger Reserve Forest Area.

Forest Department compensates for cattle loss

Panaji: Seeking greater protection for Goa's big cats, two wildlife conservationists recently recommended that the state's sanctuaries be declared a tiger reserve, with a primary core of 150-200sq

Pegged at an estimated cost of Rs 18,000 crore, the project proposes to transfer water from the Ken river basin to the Betwa basin in Uttar Pradesh

Bijnor: The Bijnor forest department has issued notices to 50 people for allegedly encroaching on 64 hectares of Amangarh Tiger Reserve.

Land was leased to Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation

NAINITAL: In a bid to add more teeth to its surveillance capabilities and collect comprehensive ground information on a real-time basis, the Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) administration has initiated

Bijnor: The rise in number of Van Gujjars, a pastoral tribe, who have made Amangarh Tiger Reserve (ATR) home is beginning to worry forest department here as they are putting pressure on both land a

An amended Wildlife Act would be formulated soon by incorporating stringent rules against poaching of animals, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said here on Sunday.

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