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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.
Jun 29, 2017
Rajasthan to close all three tiger reserves during monsoon owing to visitors' safety and animals' breeding periodAll 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.
May 20, 2017
By insisting on using these Latin or scientific names, are we missing the forest for the trees?What is the point of using Latin names? Why use terms which few comprehend and seldom use in any case?
Jan 20, 2015
Good news: India's tiger population jumps 30% to 2,226, says the latest censusThe total number of tigers were estimated to be around 1,706 in 2010.
Jul 28, 2013
The money spent saving tigers, beats other endangered species hollowOver 617 national parks and wildlife sanctuaries that are home to several critically endangered species like the Great Indian Bustard and the Snow Leopard get a mere Rs.75 crore or Rs.1 lakh each per month, on an average, while the 43 reserves for the big cat get a whopping Rs.165 crore
Oct 18, 2012
India plans seven new tiger reserves in bid to increase populationNational Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has advised states to create seven more tiger reserves and has accorded approval-in-principle for five of them.
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.
Aug 23, 2012
Will banning tourism help or hinder tigers?The special leave petition argues that the core zone be kept inviolate as per the Wildlife Conservation Act, 1972, but wildlife experts believe that tigers and tourism can co- exist, if planned well.
Aug 22, 2012
SC extends ban on tourism in core areas of tiger reservesExtending the ban on tourism activities in the core areas of tiger reserves, the Supreme Court today pulled up the Centre for the depleting population of the wild cats in the country.