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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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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Imagine Travel hosts a evening in aid of TOFTigers with tiger expert Dr Raghu Chundawhat.

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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 […]

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(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 […]

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Netflix’s new David Attenborough series Our Planet shows us what tourism’s future might be Read More

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