Tiger News

Mega fauna like tigers and elephants are critical ambassadors for conserving all biodiversity

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

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

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

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..

Pench Tiger Reserve numbers up

SEONI: The 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). The SFRI has recently informed about the rise in tiger population to the authorities of Pench Tiger Reserve. Read more..