More Archived Tiger News
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...
Tiger population in Pench reserve risen to 53: SFRI report
17 February 2017
SEONI: T he number of tigers in the Pench Tiger Reserve here has gone up to 53, according to the latest figures provided by the State Forest Research Institute (SFRI). - Read more...