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Oct 01, 2019
Wildlife Week 2019: India's tiger numbers have increased by 33% in 5 years, but that's not necessarily good newsIn 1968, a ban was implemented on tiger hunting and it was quickly followed by a ban on the export of skins.
Jul 29, 2019
International Tiger Day: India's rising tiger numbers commendable, but many challenges lie aheadBringing 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.
Jan 05, 2019
Tiger deaths in 2018 lower than previous years, but habitat loss, poaching still pose threatNearly half of the total tiger deaths in 2018 – 49 to be precise – were outside tiger reserves
Dec 07, 2018
India's tiger population rises, but shrinking forests raise chances of man-animal conflict manifoldAs the tiger population grows in our finite wildlife reserves and parks, the scourge of man-eaters returns to reignite the man-animal conflict debate.
Jun 20, 2018
Could designated safari enclosures for tiger spotting take tourist pressure off India's wildlife parks?India’s tiger population has grown slightly thanks to conservation efforts. But numbers remain fragile. Any path moving forward will have to maintain a balance between tourism growth and protecting our wildlife.
Jul 30, 2017
Centre sees environment as a burden not a societal obligation, says Jairam RameshJairam Ramesh, 63, has been a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2004 and held several portfolios, including rural development and drinking water and sanitation, during the second term of the UPA regime from 2009-14. But he is best-known, and still remembered, for his stint as environment minister.
Jun 18, 2017
Project Cow: BJP leader Hansraj G Ahir plans cow protection scheme on lines of Project TigerAmid the controversy over the central notification that effectively bans the sale of cattle for slaughter, Hansraj G Ahir said the Centre was initiating 'Project Cow' on the lines of Project Tiger
Apr 12, 2016
Population rebound: India is now a proud host of nearly 2,500 tigers, says Prakash JavadekarHighlighting the need for protecting tiger corridors, he announced incentivising project proponents to give land for compensatory afforestation in Tiger corridors.
Oct 16, 2012
SC lifts ban on tourism in core areas of tiger reservesThe Supreme Court has permitted tourism in parts of tiger reserves as long as they adhere to the guildelines set by the central government's tiger conservation programme.
May 23, 2012
Shoot tiger poachers on sight: Maha govt tells forest guardsAfter three recent incidents of tigers being killed in protected forests, the state's Minister for Forests has said forest guards will be allowed to use force against the poachers.