Great news – Many of its best tiger (and most well visited) reserves are increasingly being well managed. Estimated at 2967 individual tigers – up from 1411 in 2006 Big increases – in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakand and Karnataka,. Increases in Kerala, […]
ALL INDIA TIGERS CENSUS NUMBER UP : TIGERS NOW WORTH FAR MORE ALIVE THAN DEAD With Today’s publication of the All India Tiger Census by the Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister – on Global Tiger Day – with a 33% rise […]
Local participation key to better conservation: Study Hindustan Times – Jayashree Nandi This intriguing fact, and the reasons for it, are investigated in a recent ethnographic study conducted through several interviews by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Norwegian Institute […]
TOFTigers publishes its approach to the issue of Elephant-backed safaris in nature tourism First published in 09 March 2017 – Revised in June 2019 Addressing an Elephantine Problem The welfare of captive elephants is rightly a topic of intense debate […]
Valmik Thapar speaking at the TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards in 2018, highlights the value of tourism, and a format in which its works, as a future vision.
Imagine Travel hosts a evening in aid of TOFTigers with tiger expert Dr Raghu Chundawhat.
Tourism’s Potential For Conservation When well-managed, tourism, unlike most industries, can create a thriving economy that is not dependent on the one-time consumption of natural resources – one where the local communities can become active partners both in tourism and […]
(Article first published in Sanctuary Asia April 2019. Download here) Can India afford not to save its tigers? Julian Matthews explains why the economies behind tigers play a critical — yet a largely unrecognised role — in India’s conservation efforts […]
Netflix’s new David Attenborough series Our Planet shows us what tourism’s future might be Read More
New Travel Research signals an increased awareness and interest in responsible tourism. Read more here