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Tribes face harassment and eviction for tiger conservation Survival International has received disturbing reports that several tribal villages are facing imminent eviction from Tiger Reserves in Odisha in eastern India, despite the villagers'
A two-member team of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), headed by its chief Rajesh Gopal, arrived here to finalise the Tiger Conservation Plans (TCPs) of State’s two tiger reserves (TR) in Similipal and Satkosia.
Since 2012, the southern state of Karnataka has declared nearly 2,600 sq km (1,003 sq miles) of forests as protected areas, linking a series of national parks, tiger reserves and sanctuaries. Protected areas cover nearly 5% of India's landmass and
According to Forest department sources, the Range officer used the explosive to demolish structures in Manimuthar falls area, which is located in the core area of the Reserve...Already, a team of officials from the district administration visited the
Endangered wildlife faces a new threat high-tension electrical wires that pass through core forest areas in the State. In the last couple of days, two elephants were electrocuted in Krishnagiri district and a slender loris in Dindigul...Bharathi
The Supreme Court today imposed an exemplary cost of Rs five lakh on Maharashtra government for delay in filing its affidavit relating to compliance of apex court's directions on police reforms and constituting State Security Commission(SSC). The
The railway tracks should be removed from the elephant corridors. This will need huge investment but eventually this needs to be done." Tito Joseph, Program Manager at Wildlife Protection Society of India Wild elephants continue to be killed on the
Promoters of development projects in forest areas can be made to compensate by creating buffer zones around sanctuaries through minor modifications to the Forest Conservation Act guidelines The contentious issue of notifying buffer areas around tiger
The Andhra Pradesh government will soon ban heavy vehicular traffic in the Kawal Tiger Reserve (KTR) of Adilabad district in order to ensure protection of wildlife and development of the entity as an environmental haven. This decision of great
While Pench Tiger Reserve opened on Thursday, Melghat is opening on Friday and Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve on Sunday...October 19," said Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife) S W H Naqvi...Pench has about 45,000 and Melghat about 30,000