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International Tiger Day: India's high tiger numbers may be due to skewed calculations

Jul 29, 2016

International Tiger Day: India's high tiger numbers may be due to skewed calculations

As the world celebrates International Tiger day on Friday, we look at how well India has been faring in managing its tiger population. #NewsTracker #Tigers #Prakash Javadekar #International Tiger Day #WWF #Global Tiger Forum
In the Sundarbans, Hindu devotees offer 'bhog' to Muslim goddess for protection from tigers

Jun 19, 2016

In the Sundarbans, Hindu devotees offer 'bhog' to Muslim goddess for protection from tigers

The blessings of Bon Bibi, as popular belief holds, makes life just a little bit easier, in the difficult terrain of the Sundarbans #Tigers #Sundarbans #FWeekend #Bon Bibi #man-tiger conflict
Water scarcity hitting Rajasthan's wildlife sanctuaries

May 10, 2016

Water scarcity hitting Rajasthan's wildlife sanctuaries

Water scarcity in wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan is killing animals and forcing them into human habitations #NewsTracker #Tigers #Wildlife #Drought #Water Crisis #Lions #Water scarcity #Fauna #tube wells #tankers #wildlife sanctuaries
Reintroduction of tigers in Cambodia from India impractical: Experts

Apr 22, 2016

Reintroduction of tigers in Cambodia from India impractical: Experts

While the proposed reintroduction of Indian tigers in Cambodia seems "fine" from a genetic perspective, it may not be practical #NewsTracker #Tigers #Cambodia #Wildlife #Wildlife Conservation Society #National Centre for Biological Sciences #Tiger population
Doubling tiger population by 2022 is unrealistic: Wildlife expert Dr Ullas Karanth

Apr 13, 2016

Doubling tiger population by 2022 is unrealistic: Wildlife expert Dr Ullas Karanth

Dr K Ullas Karanth, Director for Science-Asia for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), talks to Firstpost on WWF-GTF latest report and tiger population in the country. #Q&A #Tigers #World Wildlife Fund #WWF #Global Tiger Forum #GTF #K Ullas Karanth
World tiger count rises for the first time in 100 years

Apr 11, 2016

World tiger count rises for the first time in 100 years

Data compiled by the WWF and the Global Tiger Forum show that the global population of wild tigers has risen to an estimated 3,890 from an all-time low of 3,200 in 2010. #India #China #Bangladesh #Indonesia #Myanmar #Bhutan #Tigers #Malaysia #Cambodia #Endangered species #Laos #World Wildlife Fund #endangered animals #Wildlife conservation #WWF #Fauna #Tiger count #Marco Lambertini
The Maneka Gandhi column: India should be wary of the Chinese threat to its wildlife

Apr 11, 2016

The Maneka Gandhi column: India should be wary of the Chinese threat to its wildlife

We may try to protect our wildlife, but it is vanishing rapidly. One of the main causes is the greed of our neighbour China. #HowThisWorks #China #Japan #Tigers #Animal rights #Maneka Gandhi #Endangered species #Poaching #Wildlife #Xi Jinping #CITES
Vanishing fauna: Madhya Pradesh has lost 16 tigers in the last year due to poaching, says NGO

Apr 08, 2016

Vanishing fauna: Madhya Pradesh has lost 16 tigers in the last year due to poaching, says NGO

Madhya Pradesh has lost nearly 16 tigers, including seven in Pench reserve, due to poaching and others reasons in the last one year. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Environment #Tigers #Madhya Pradesh #NGO #MP #Poaching #Shareworthy
Poachers aren't the only threat: Protected area size puts tigers in danger, encroachment ups risk

Mar 23, 2016

Poachers aren't the only threat: Protected area size puts tigers in danger, encroachment ups risk

According to a study published in Biological Conservation, tigers disappear from these forests at a faster rate than any other habitat. In recent years, two such forests, Sariska in 2004 and Panna in 2009, lost their host of tigers. #ConnectTheDots #Tigers #Extinction #Wildlife #Wildlife conservation #Panna #Sariska #Biological conservation #Ken-Betwa project
Uttarakhand CM Rawat gives green signal for Special Tiger Protection Force in Corbett               

Mar 17, 2016

Uttarakhand CM Rawat gives green signal for Special Tiger Protection Force in Corbett              

Against the backdrop of five tiger pelts being seized recently, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has given his nod for setting up a 112-member Special Tiger Protection Force at the Corbett Tiger Reserve and deployment of 100 additional personnel for forest patrolling. #NewsTracker #Tigers #Dehradun #Harish Rawat #poachers #Corbett national park #Chief Minister Harish Rawat #Special Tiger Protection Force