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This is an interesting news that will encourage all conservationists.

Confirmed by the Dy.Field Director - Buxa Tiger Reserve Mr.Subhankar Sengupta that a sub adult Tiger was sighted & photographed by a beat officer, who was executing a monitoring exercise near a PIP with his team.

This sighting has happened after a prolonged

An island near the Bay of Bengal is being swallowed by the rising sea, possibly making it one of global warming’s earliest victims. The fact, if established beyond scientific doubt, could be the spur to global climate negotiations that seem to have cooled off after the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change admitted to


To Eat Or Not To Eat!

Posted by: Swati Hingorani on

I love browsing through random news sites. They always turn up the most fascinating stories! Just yesterday I was reading about how the CITES meet which is currently going on in Doha, wont see the passing of a ban on bluefin tuna fishing. It was disheartening because I don't see how a consumer's palate can be worth more than an


 In   Assam during this time of the year many wild animals stray out of the natural habitat in  search of food.,as it is the dry season of the year. Recently a hog deer was rescued from his fellow villagers by a school teacher in  the out skirts of Jorhat .In another incident young leopard was saved by a little boy from his


Here are 2 stories from a small forest called Navegaon National Park in Maharashtra. The park though beseiged with problems from insurgency to timber, poaching and encroachment from humans and cattle is still battleing out to survival and continues to spring surprises.

Last month, a women went to collect some compost from the

Gosaba: A tiger that strayed into the Sudhangshunagar area of Satjelia in the Sunderbans and climbed a keora tree there was tranquillized by forest guards on Friday morning. The tiger is pretty old and its right foreleg injured. The lower left canine tooth of the animal was also found broken.

Earlier, the tiger had killed a cow,


1,000 Days To Save The Tiger

Posted by: Bittu Sahgal on

I penned these words together with Valmik Thapar, tiger defender, as far back as September 1996. But they could have been written year after year, because very little real action actually emerged in India to protect our wildlife, including the tiger. In the intervening years tiger habitats continued to be sacrificed to dams,


Good News from the Wild..

Posted by: Partha Pratim Patra on

There is yet another good news from Similipal. Though not a very big one but yet something for the wildlifers to cheer about. WWF-India has lend a helping hand to the field staff of Similipal Tiger Reserve. Some essential equipment and gears were handed over to the authorities at STR on 13th March 2010. List of equipment


Why BAN "Ecotourism"?

Posted by: arun tp on

 

 

I have to write some definitions on few terms related to tourism before giving some wide perspective on damage created by Eco-Tourism.

 

Tour refers to the Journey to various places, coming back in the end to the place the journey started from!

 

Tourism refers to the business of providing travel, accommodation, food,


The 2nd radio-collar that was fitted on a Tigress on February 28th 2010 was found lying in the Pirkhali VI area within the Sundarban Tiger Reserve (STR) yesterday 11th March 2010 by a STR team after they scanned the area for over 30 minutes. The collar was giving stationery signals since 6th night & it's being speculated that