National Tiger Conservation Authority red flags MP govt's move to increase tourism inside reserves after plaint from Bhopal activist
This follows a complaint by Bhopal-based wildlife activist Ajay Dubey who has alleged that the state government has increased the tourism carrying capacity of the reserves by allowing in more numbers of vehicles carrying visitors
Wildlife Week 2019: India's tiger numbers have increased by 33% in 5 years, but that's not necessarily good news
In 1968, a ban was implemented on tiger hunting and it was quickly followed by a ban on the export of skins.
International Tiger Day 2019: India's tiger numbers have increased by 33 percent in 5 years, but that's not necessarily good news
Conserving tigers goes beyond the boundaries of a tiger reserve and the efforts of other stakeholders.
Bringing tigers back from the brink of extinction to steady growth in population, India now faces new challenges as tiger and human populations are in conflict over limited land.
Rajasthan's Sariska may become tiger-less again, fear experts, as male relocated to reserve dies; forest department sends SOS to NTCA
The Rajasthan Forest Department has requested the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in New Delhi to review the entire translocation done so far and suggest a viable option.
Increased tiger population brings new challenges; dealing with habitat loss, man-animal conflict is key
Many tiger reserves in the country are either reaching the saturation point or have attained one. So, does that mean we don’t have space for new tigers?
Maharashtra tiger deaths: Male tiger found dead in Melghat reserve, taking toll of big cats to four in one week
This death of the tiger in Melghat comes within a week of two tigers being found dead in Maharashtra's Umred-Karhandla-Paoni Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagpur.
Nearly half of the total tiger deaths in 2018 – 49 to be precise – were outside tiger reserves
As the tiger population grows in our finite wildlife reserves and parks, the scourge of man-eaters returns to reignite the man-animal conflict debate.
Death of Royal Bengal tiger Mahavir in Odisha reserve deals a blow to translocation of big cats; govt orders probe
After the death of Royal Bengal tiger Mahavir, the NTCA advised the Odisha government to temporarily halt the inter-state tiger translocation programme, till an investigation is completed.
Avni's killing: Maharashtra forest minister says Maneka Gandhi's remarks on tigress stems from 'lack of information'
In a series of tweets, Maneka Gandhi had stated, "It is nothing but a straight case of crime. Despite several requests from many stakeholders, (Sudhir) Mungantiwar, Minister for Forests, Maharashtra, gave orders for the killing."
Tigress Avni killed illegally, incident should be treated as wildlife crime, says PETA; seeks investigation
Animal rights body PETA India said the killing of tigress Avni as part of an operation in Maharashtra should be investigated and treated as a wildlife crime and termed it a "dark day" for the nation.
The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Raghu Chundawat's book raises valid concerns, but disappoints
The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Ten Years of Research in Panna National Park, by Raghu Chundawat is the story of a passionate wildlife scientist and one of the better-known tiger reserves in the country.
Shrinking space, fear of territorial fights prompts Rajasthan to relocate tigers to Mukundra from Ranthambore reserve
The Rajasthan forest department has identified two tigresses, T-99 and T-102 from Ranthambore tiger reserve to be shifted to Mukundra, yet another tiger reserve in the state.
Madhya Pradesh, once popularly known as the 'tiger state', has lost 17 big cats so far this year.
Rajasthan to close all three tiger reserves during monsoon owing to visitors' safety and animals' breeding period
All the three tiger reserves of Rajasthan — Ranthambhore, Sariska and Mukandara — will be closed this year during monsoon, unlike the last few years, officials said on Thursday.
Tiger conservation: After Panna reserve success, 6 big cats to be relocated in Bengal's Buxa from Assam
Tapping into the scientific and management skills gained from the successful tiger relocation exercise at Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, wildlife experts and forest officials have proposed the introduction of big cats in West Bengal's Buxa Tiger Reserve from Assam.
The story of Chandaka and its refugee elephants should not be viewed as a local issue. It is a microcosm of the state of wildlife and wildlife habitats across India
The Madhya Pradesh forest department failed to take "prior approval" before construction of tiger safari in Pench and Bandhavgarh, the body said.