Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Funds under Project Tiger, 02/05/2016. The names of the States wherein Project Tiger is in operation at present alongwith the details thereof, State-wise, is at Annexure-I. The details of funds provided to the State Governments for the maintenance of each Tiger Reserve under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger from the year 2013 to 2016 are at Annexure-II.

Madhya Pradesh has lost yet another tiger on Sunday.

The Sundarban of India and Bangladesh (about 6000 km²) are the only mangrove forests inhabited by a sizeable population of tigers. The adjoining area also supports one of the highest human densities and experiences severe human-tiger conflicts. We used GPS-Satellite and VHF radio-collars on 6 (3 males and 3 female) tigers to study their ranging patterns and habitat preference.

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The world-famous Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand, India has recently been notified as Rajaji Tiger Reserve (RTR). This Protected Area is now the 48th Tiger Reserve in the country and the second in Uttarakhand. Though RNP was established in 1983, final notification for the Park was issued in 2013 because of non-settlement of rights of the local people, which provided a full-fledged legal status to it and strengthened the conservation activities. (Correspondence)

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Forest dwellers inside Odisha’s Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) have put forward their own Community Forest Resource Management and Conservation (CFRMC) plan for vast forest stretches.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action For Forest & Environment (SAFE) Vs Uttarakhand Forest Department & Others dated 21/03/2016 regarding construction of 2 km length of wall on the right bank of Song river in Rajaji National Park, Motichur range of Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand.

Two tigers in core area and four to five in the buffer zone.

Did you know that 14 per cent of leopards in Kali Tiger Reserve are melanistic in nature?

Despite dense forests, protected parks & villagers' refusals, project could get nod today

Mounting pressure from National Green Tribunal on the issue of notifying Ratapani sanctuary as a tiger reserve and pending case in Madhya Pradesh high court, Jabalpur the government decided to go a