Concerned over the increasing number of tigers in non-protected areas, wildlife conservationists have said that it was high time the forest department shifted its focus to these areas as tigers wer

DEHRADUN: The jumbos will patrol the porous southern side of the tiger reserve which is connected to Uttar Pradesh.

Chennai: He is a concern those concerned with reducing man-animal conflicts in the state on the eve of International Tiger Day (July 29).

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Population of wild animals, 25/07/2016. Population of tigers in tiger reserves, inter alia, including that for Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, as per Status of Tigers, Co-predators and Prey in India, 2014 is at Annexure-I. Tiger mortality, as reported by States, during last year and current year, is at Annexure-II. The Government of India through the National Tiger Conservation Authority has taken a number of initiatives for conservation and protection of tiger and other wild animals. The same are at Annexure-III.

72 tigers die in 6 months; increase patrolling, camera trappings, officials told

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tiger Reserves, 19/07/2016. As on date, there are 49 tiger reserves in the country and their details, are at Annexure-I. Funding assistance is given to all the tiger States / tiger reserves under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger based on their Annual Plan of Operations. So far, funds have been released to 18 tiger reserves during the current financial year 2016-17 and others are in progress.

BIJNOR: A day after a tiger attacked two shepherds in the 144 sq km Amangarh tiger reserve, the forest department has begun a census of these nomads.

The Pune Bench of the National Green Tribunal has its jurisdiction over Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and Daman and Diu.

A proposal mooted in recent years by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for widening the Bannari-Dhimbam stretch of the Mysore National Highway has not been cleared by the Union Enviro

Barely a few months after tigers returned to the Kawal Tiger Reserve (KTR) after many years, the big cats and other wild animals in the reserve are set to face increased threats from vehicular traf