TOFTigers Chairman’s comment This is a huge admission from one of the most powerful voices in conservation – that ecotourism is primates best hope. Its been my belief for 30 years now and too often tourism has been dismissed, diminished […]

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Editors comment It’s been a fantastic ‘wake up’ call for many in the conservation and wildlife arena, who have disparaged and put their noses up at nature tourism and safari goers for decades. Now that its switched off – the […]

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JOIN TOFTIGERS IN DECLARING A CLIMATE EMERGENCY WITH YOUR BUSINESS Join a growing group of world class tour operators and grounds agents from across the globe – and declare your actions for our climate emergency. It’s totally voluntary – and […]

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K. Shanmugakumar was brought up on a tea estate in Conoor in Tamil Nadu and today is the Deputy Chief Naturalist at Evolve Back in Kabini since 2013. I studied plant biology and  bio – technology as a student, but […]

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‘Business As Usual’ is no longer an option “The wildfires in Australia, in the Arctic, in the Amazon rainforest, record breaking heatwaves, pollution and flooding here on the Indian sub-continent and severe droughts in Southern Africa in recent months are […]

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Meet Namrata Bhandari – the new breed of female naturalists Taj Safari trained her to the highest standards over the last 4 years, before she moved to Singinawa Lodge in Kanha Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.  She answers some questions […]

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A peak into the life and loves of a naturalist in Bandhavgarh Tiger reserve with Raju Gurung at Pugdundee Safaris Experience and Background: Raju hails from Nepal and belongs to a well known family of naturalists and birders, all with an […]

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What if All That Flying Is Good for the Planet? Without tourism, it’s easy to imagine the Serengeti turned into cattle ranches. A growing movement known as “flight shame” and popularized by well-meaning climate activists is gaining momentum around the […]

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Want to stop poaching?  Then walk with ex poachers instead.  “The Pardhi community of central India have historically been outlaws, part of the so called criminal classes, who have had little choice but to become masters at wildlife poaching for […]

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Banadhavgrah - tiger-vivek sharma

From Extinction to Attraction Nature Tourism’s role in the rise in India’s Tiger population From Outlook Traveller cover article by Chairman TOFTigers Julian Matthews India is rightly celebrating its success at conserving tigers with the all-India tiger census results published on […]

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