Tiger News

Maharashtra CM promises to make Nagpur, a 'tiger capital'

Taking potshots at his predecessor Prithviraj Chavan and his colleagues Chhagan Bhujbal and others, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said the new government would speed up decision making. He said all issues pertaining to Mihan project would be expedited while efforts would be made to make Nagpur the 'Tiger Capital' of India. Read more..

New tourism activities around Madhya Pradesh parks

Madhya Pradesh are pressing ahead on offering a host of new activities in the buffer zones of Madhya Pradesh parks including walking, village visits and farming visits to try and spread tourism more equitably around the core areas from January 2015. Read more..

Indian Tigers Dying in Record numbers

Indian Tigers Dying in Record numbers - mostly outside reserves Tigers are dying in record numbers in India, mostly due to poaching, wildlife officials said this week. At least 274 tigers have died in the last four years, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar told Indian parliament members on 26th November 2014. Read more..

3 tigers set to be moved from Bandhavgarh

Madhya Pradesh Forest Department has decided to translocate at least 3 tigers from Bandhavgarh to other national parks like neighbouring Sanjay Tiger Reserve and Satpura National Park. It was decided in the wakeof recent incidences including man-animal conflicts and territorial conflicts. Read more..

Invasive plants a threat to wildlife

The wild growth of invasive alien plants such as Senna spectabilis (calceolaria shower), Lantana, Eupatorium and Parthenium is posing a threat to wildlife and indigenous plants in the forest areas of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, including the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS), a major habitat of Asiatic elephants in the country. Read more..