More Archived Tiger News
Mega fauna like tigers and elephants are critical ambassadors for conserving all biodiversity
16 March 2017
A group of 43 scientists in a new study have highlighted that conservation of large mammals (megafauna) does not come at the cost of biodiversity conservation, but rather complements it, a statement said on Tuesday. - Read more...
Should rhino and tiger poachers be shot? Debate rages in India
27 February 2017
The question of how far India should go in its battle against poachers came into focus earlier this month after the airing of a BBC documentary that claimed rangers at one national park were encouraged to shoot any poachers – armed or unarmed. - Read more...
SHOOT TO KILL POLICY ISSUED FOR CORBETT TO CURB POACHING
25 February 2017
The Government of Uttarakhand on 21st February issued a controversial shoot-on-sight policy order for the Corbett Tiger reserve, because of a spate of killings in and around the park. The Park is one of the original seven declared in 1973 as part of Project tigers. It also is one of the densest tiger populations in India with an estimated 340 tigers in the state’s landscape, and one of the busiest for tourism too. - Read more...