India’s wild tiger population rises 33% in four years The Guardian Prime minister says increase after conservation efforts is ‘historic achievement’ India’s wild tiger population has increased by more than 30% in four years, raising hopes for the survival of […]

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National parks: Serving humanity’s well-being as much as nature’s Mongabay – Jeremy Hance A new study finds that living near a protected area in the developing world decreases poverty and increases childhood health. Parks with tourism or multi-use were the […]

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Human-leopard conflict: Ecological reasons to blame The Himalayan Times – CHANDRAMANI ARYAL Many think that the frequency in the sightings of leopards in settlement areas is due to an increase in their number in the country. But those working closely in […]

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India floods: Tired tiger takes nap in resident’s bed BBC News A female tiger which fled a wildlife park in India’s flood-ravaged state of Assam was found relaxing on a bed inside a local resident’s house. She is believed to […]

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Airplane Contrails’ Climate Impact to Triple by 2050, Study Says Bob Berwyn – InsideClimate News The clouds created by jet engine pollution have a surprisingly powerful short-term impact on global warming. Those thin white clouds that jet engines draw across the […]

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NTCA to boost tiger protection in western Terai arc of U’khand & UP The Pioneer  Senior forest department officials discussed measures for tiger protection at an inter-state coordination meeting for the western Terai arc landscape of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh […]

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As per the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which keeps records of tigers and leopards, there have been 141 cases of poaching, while 84 seizures have been made between 2012 and 2018, Javadekar said. From Indian Express Newspaper on 1st […]

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Prey densities falling in Nepal’s wildlife areas Last year in September, Nepal grabbed global headlines for nearly doubling its tiger population in a decade, an achievement that also put Nepal ahead of the countries that had made a pledge to […]

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TOFTIGERS helps BOOKDIFFERENT.COM TO DRIVE INDIA’s TIGER DESTINATION SUSTAINABILITY With the Indian subcontinent now able to protect its once rapidly diminishing Tiger populations from extinction – helped significantly by ‘Tiger-nomics’, the conservation dependant rural economies they are now creating from […]

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Researchers analysed data from 603 protected areas in 34 developing countries and found that children who live near protected areas or allowed sustainable use of their lands by locals lived in wealthier and healthier households than those who live farther […]

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