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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. The New York Times By Costas Christ Mr. Christ is the founder of Beyond Green Travel. A growing […]

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India’s tigers seem to be a massive success story — many scientists aren’t sure Nature Researchers question official figures showing a sharp rise in the tiger population, and the country’s plans to protect the species. Central India — The Maruti […]

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Why restoring degraded land is critical for India Hindustan Times It will help provide livelihoods, tackle climate change, and protect infrastructure Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India will restore 26 million hectares (ha) of degraded land by […]

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Efforts on to promote national parks better The Hitavada By Ankita Garg : MADHYA Pradesh Forest Department is making efforts to increase tourism capacity of national parks, tiger reserves and wildlife sanctuaries. Though the Government has to grant permission from […]

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More tiger conservation bodies must be enablers Hindustan Times Valmik Thapar If a complete revamp does not happen, the future of the tiger will be totally dependent on the ability of the states IN 1992 I joined the steering committee […]

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Need to maintain and augment tiger corridors Hindustan Times Badri Chatterjee In an interview with Hindustan Times, the member-secretary of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) Anup Nayak, spoke about a range of issues pertaining to tiger conservation in Maharashtra and […]

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Wildlife trafficking: Organized crime hit hard by joint WCO-INTERPOL global enforcement operation World Customs Organization A joint worldwide customs and police operation has resulted in the seizure of large quantities of protected flora and fauna across every continent. From 4 […]

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Why MP is one of India’s top tiger states HINDUSTAN TIMES The MP forest department was fortunate to have committed forest officers with long and stable tenures. For example, between 1970 and 2007, the Kanha National Park had only four […]

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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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