The Ministry of of Environment and Forests had been bringing out forest statistics based on the data received from the States/UTs. Efforts have been made in the Ministry in obtaining and compiling the data from the States/UTs on important parameters relating to forestry and wildlife and bringing it out in the form of a compilation "Forests and wildlife statistics, India 2004".

Tiger reserve security in Karnataka

Human survival-biodiversity conservation interdependence is globally recognized and scientifically established.

Background of the study is the multi-State India Eco-development Project sponsored by IDA/GEF at the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala, one of the seven Protected Areas (PAs) with the central objective of conserving biodiversity in and around PAs over 5 years (1996-97 to 2000-2001).

Against windmills in Karnataka s protected Bababudangiri hills

Court orders salaries for Valmiki Tiger Reserve staff

Thirty kilometres from Chikmagalur in the southern Indian state of Karnataka lies the Bhadra tiger reserve. Here, the towering ridges of the western ghats wrap around a gently undulating landscape dissected by scores of streams and draped in the finest moist deciduous forests anywhere. These forests harbour on impressive assemblage of wildlife from the large and imposing elephant and tiger to a dazzlilng array of lesser marvels including birds, lizards, snakes, frogs, and insects. Also scattered across Bhadra's forested landscape are sixteen hamlets.

China will soon set up a reserve for the endangered Siberian tigers. Accor

The pugmark method of counting tigers in the wild is a tedious exercise. But this method really works amidst all modern criticism and technology

Road through the Gir sanctuary opens up Pandora s box