In a significant development which will pave the way for final forest clearance to the Centre's ambitious Ken-Betwa river-linking project, the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) - an apex body of the

Massive effort to save the third infected cub at Bandhavgarh tiger reserve (BTR) Come a cropper with its death on Wednesday morning. Two cubs had died earlier.

परिस्थितिजन्य साक्ष्यों के आधार पर कार्बेट टाइगर रिजर्व (सीटीआर) में 20 से ज्यादा बाघों के शिकार की आशंका जताई है।

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand forest minister Harak Singh Rawat has directed the head of the Forest Force (HOFF) to initiate an inquiry into the tiger poaching case, asking it to give the report within one

The forest advisory committee (FAC), an expert body that advises the government on approval or rejection of major projects involving diversion of forest land has recently recommended the Ken-Betwa

Nagpur: The Forest Advisory Committee (FCA), the topmost body under MoEFCC considering forest land diversion proposals, has recommended diversion of 141.99 hectares forest land near Nagzira for Ada

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Villages in Forest Areas, 14/03/2017. As reported by States, in respect of tiger reserves, villages located in core/critical tiger habitat was 751. However, number of villages located in protected forest areas other than Tiger Reserves are not compiled in the Ministry. Details of villages relocated outside from Tiger Reserve/Wildlife sanctuaries are given in the Annexure.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tiger Population, 14/03/2017. The country level tiger estimation using the refined methodology is done once in four years. 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 details of tiger estimation pertaining to tiger landscapes in the country for the years 2010 and 2014 are at Annexure-I.

A fire that broke out a week ago in Bandipur destroyed hundreds of acres

The BBC film, Killing For Conservation, explores what it calls the “dark secrets” of Kaziranga and examines if its war on poaching has gone too far.

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