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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 Forcein Corbett

Mar 17, 2016

Uttarakhand CM Rawat gives green signal for Special Tiger Protection Forcein 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
Six critical areas where the new national wildlife plan falls short

Feb 08, 2016

Six critical areas where the new national wildlife plan falls short

To be effective, the National Wildlife Plan needs to be flexible enough to absorb scientific advances and learn from experiences. #CriticalPoint #Tigers #Wildlife #Wildlife Protection Act #Wildlife conservation #animal conservation #Fauna and Flora in India
Now, drone to track tigers and keep an eye on encroachers in Sundarban delta

Aug 25, 2015

Now, drone to track tigers and keep an eye on encroachers in Sundarban delta

To track the movement of tigers and encroachers in protected forest areas, a drone, priced at Rs 20-30 lakhs, would soon be flying in the Sundarban delta area. #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Tigers #Drones #UNESCO World Heritage Site #Sundarban