Bengaluru: That the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve is home to a good number of big cats was always known. But did you know that the forest area has a density of 8.6 tigers per 100 sqkm?

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Human-Animal Conflicts, 08/03/2016. The details of incidents of tiger attacks on human beings during the last three years and current year, in and around tiger reserves, as reported by States, State-wise, are at Annexure-I. Under the ongoing Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger, funding assistance is given to the tiger range States / tiger reserves, based on their demand in the Annual Plan of Operation for various activities which, interalia includes provision for ex-gratia payment / mitigation of human-wildlife conflict.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India, Through Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 07/03/2016 regarding stay on all activities of the project “Training of river Beki on L/B and activation of river Manas and Hakua at Mathanguri” situated within the Manas National Park and Manas Tiger Reserve.

DEHRADUN: Forest officials in Uttarakhand have denied permission for a mega yoga gathering that would likely have seen over 1,000 participants from 70 nations converge on Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Ch

GUWAHATI: Assam's Orang national park, a postcard-size protected area about 150 km from here, has been declared as the tiger reserve, taking a step forward in long term big cat conservation in Assa

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tiger Conservation, 01/03/2016. The assessment of the status of tigers, co-predators and their prey 2014 using the refined methodology has shown a countrywide 30% increase in tiger numbers 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.

The state of Bihar would not permit any mining or commercial activity in the entire area of Valmiki National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary measuring 2,11,535 ha ordered the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in this 14-page judgement.

Final decision after receiving reports about the big cat’s presence; Forest Department currently undertaking tiger census which will end in 2017

To reduce incidents of human-animal conflicts, an environment ministry's draft wildlife conservation plan has suggested identification and documentation of wildlife species that regularly come into

DEHRADUN: In a report unprecedented in its detail, the Wildlife Institute of India finds out that among 44 tiger reserves of the country, Corbett Tiger Reserve has the maximum number of 215 tigers.