- Tag results for tiger conservation
An earlier inquiry report of NTCA on poor status of protection in KTR points out issues such as delayed payments to watchers and deployment of less than five watchers in anti-poaching camps.
Going by the field survey as part of the all India tiger estimation which started earlier this year, signs are that tiger population may have increased further.
The 2014 wildcat census has put the number of tigers in the forests of Kerala at 136, a significant up from 71 recorded in 2010.
What seems likes a long pending railway project between Hubballi and Ankola is finally chugging.
However, the NTCA, through its National Tiger Database, matched the seized tiger skin and concluded that the big cat inhabited the Udanti-Sitanadi reserve.
If implemented, NTCA says will fragment the old migration path of elephants and break the habitat connectivity of tiger reserves.
This is for the first time that an inter-state translocation of tigers would be carried out for re-introduction purpose.
Even as India takes pride in its rising tiger population, nearly 40 per cent big cat deaths since 2012 have been attributed to poaching and seizure of body parts.
Chhattisgarh HC issues notice to National Tiger Conservation Authority over construction of 621 houses under PMAY-G in tiger reserve
A division bench comprising of chief justice T B Radhakrishnan and justice Sharad Kumar Gupta directed the NTCA to respond by 10 April this year.
As per Tiger Census 2014, India has a tiger population of 2,226. Its presence has also been recently discovered at 10,700 feet altitude in Askot Landscape of Uttarakhand.
The Wildlife Wing of Odisha Government has submitted a `26 crore plan to National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) towards its tiger replacement programme for Satkosia Tiger Reserve.
Putting up speed breakers on the roads that criss-cross Kali Tiger Reserve (KTR), Dandeli, to protect animals has brought down the number of road kills.