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Tiger count goes up
The Tribune , Wednesday, March 30, 2011

THE dwindling number of tigers, which stood at a dismal 1,411 in the last census, has been a cause of concern for some time. In the light of the plummeting tiger population, the recent figures that sh ...More


Contiguous forests boost tiger population
Subhash Chandra N S, Bangalore, DHNS
The Deccan Herald , Tuesday, March 29, 2011

: A rich, dense and contiguous forest cover across the Western Ghats is the principal reason behind the burgeoning population of tigers in Karnataka. The tiger’s natural habitat across the We ...More


Number of India’s big cats increases by 295
Vibha Sharma
The Tribune , Tuesday, March 29, 2011

New Delhi, March 28 India’s tiger population is up from the last tracked figure of 1,411, when the last Census was conducted. The big cat count in the country is now up to a soothing 1,706 with the a ...More


Saving India’s national animal
Live Mint , Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Until a few years ago, the long-term prospects for the survival of the tiger, India’s national animal, seemed bleak. The shock of the discovery that Sariska National Park in Rajasthan had been emptied ...More


More tigers, less space
Chetan Chauhan
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Call it a tiger paradox. The number of tigers in India has increased from 1,411 to 1,706 in four years but the total tiger area has shrunk from nine million hectares to seven million hectares. Tiger ...More


Contiguous forests boost tiger population
Subhash Chandra N S
Deccan Herald , Tuesday, March 29, 2011

A rich, dense and contiguous forest cover across the Western Ghats is the principal reason behind the burgeoning population of tigers in Karnataka. The tiger’s natural habitat across the Western Gha ...More


Tigress translocated to Panna released in wild
Vivek Trivedi | Bhopal
The Pioneer , Monday, March 28, 2011

Tigress T4 that was translocated to Panna from Kanha tiger reserve on Saturday, was released in the wilderness on Sunday morning. The Forest Department is claiming that this endeavor would be a mile ...More


Panna reserve gets another tigress
PTI
The Hindu , Monday, March 28, 2011

Bhopal: A tigress was on Sunday relocated to Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, as a part of the ongoing efforts to revive the tiger population there, a top forest official said. “A six—year ol ...More


More tigers, less turf!
Pioneer News Service | New Delhi
The Pioneer , Monday, March 28, 2011

Latest census shows 1,706 big cats in the wild The all-India tiger census released on Monday has projected 1,706 tigers in the wild, marking an increase of 295. Interestingly, Sundarban forests h ...More


KNP saw 68 rhino deaths in 2010
The Assam Tribune , Monday, March 28, 2011

GOLAGHAT, Feb 27 – In the world famous Kaziranga National Park altogether 68 rhinos, 11 elephants and five tigers had died in the year 2010. During the same period several poachers were also killed by ...More


Spot the tiger
The Indian Express , Monday, March 28, 2011

There could finally be a glimmer in what has so far been a rather disheartening story of tiger conservation in India. The latest tiger census, to be officially released today, shows a marginal increas ...More


Tiger numbers up, but habitat a worry
Chetan Chauhan
The Hindustan Times , Monday, March 28, 2011

The government on Monday will announce that India’s tiger population has increased but it may not be a reason for cheer with inviolate space for the big cat decreasing. Environment minister Jairam Ra ...More


Citizens get in'site' into wildlife conservation
Subhash Chandra N S
Deccan Herald , Sunday, March 27, 2011

Wildlife Matters (WM), a City-based organisation has launched a website to encourage public participation in wildlife conservation. Claimed to be a first of its kind initiative in the country, the ...More


Is the double sampling tiger census accurate?
The Hindu , Sunday, March 27, 2011

"The full process of how these tiger numbers are generated for individual tiger populations and landscapes, has not been made public in a scientifically acceptable manner," conservationist Ullas Karan ...More


The tiger census counts 1,706; finds 12 per cent growth
The Hindu , Sunday, March 27, 2011

NEW DELHI: There is reason for tiger enthusiasts to celebrate: India's wild tiger population has grown 12 per cent in the last four years. According to the 2010 tiger census, whose results were decla ...More


Panna reserve in MP to get another tigress
PTI
Times of India , Saturday, March 26, 2011

BHOPAL: One more tigress would be relocated toPanna Tiger Reserve in the state on Saturday, as a part of efforts to revive the tiger population there, a top forest official said. "A six-year old ...More


RNP tiger count tops 32, no thanks to Van Gujjars
Paritosh Kimothi | Dehradun
The Pioneer , Tuesday, March 22, 2011

The number of tigers in Rajaji National Park (RNP) has risen to over 32 but biotic pressure, especially from the population of Van Gujjars living in the national park, is damaging environment in t ...More


Govt plans to allow limited hunting of neelgais, boars
Vivek Trivedi | Bhopal
The Pioneer , Thursday, March 17, 2011

Despite undertaking several translocation operations for wild animals in the recent past and having few more similar projects in the pipeline, the State Forest Department is reluctant to undertake t ...More


More leopards outside ‘protected' forest areas in Uttarakhand
Paritosh Kimothi | Dehradun
The Pioneer , Thursday, March 17, 2011

The population of leopards outside protected forest areas in Uttarakhand has remained substantially higher than the population of the spotted feline in protected areas. According to forest departm ...More


Naval ship captures Myanmarese poachers
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Mumbai: Indian naval ship Batti Malv apprehended three boats with 23 Myanmarese poachers off Interview Island in the Andaman Islands on last Tuesday, a Defence press release has announced. A prelimin ...More


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