Tiger conservation

Sumatran tigers on path to recovery: Study

Sumatran tigers on path to recovery: Study

The study showed a Sumatran tiger population density increase to 2.8 tigers per 100 sq km in 2015 from 1.6 tigers per 100 sq km in 2002.

Oct 24, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
The problem tigress of Nagpur's Bor Tiger Reserve: This is why her life is under debate

The problem tigress of Nagpur's Bor Tiger Reserve: This is why her life is under debate

In June 2017, the Bombay High Court quashed an order by the Maharashtra Forest Department to shoot the tigress in Bramhapuri itself after her killings were reported. 

Oct 12, 2017, 12:07 PM IST
Actress Taapsee Pannu bats for tiger conservation

Actress Taapsee Pannu bats for tiger conservation

The "Pink" actress, who supports various causes, will augment the channel's efforts to generate nationwide interest on tigers and the threats affecting their survival.

Sep 27, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

New method may boost tiger monitoring in large landscapes

The new method -- called `Bayesian Smoothing Model` (BSM) -- may better help in extrapolating the exact population counts at large geographical scales -- critical information for scientists working to conserve these wildlife icons.

Mar 31, 2017, 18:42 PM IST
Forest department places two cages with baits to catch tiger

Forest department places two cages with baits to catch tiger

With the tiger killing cattle frequently at Sukla village in Rukhad forest range, its habitants were not venturing out of their house during the dark.

Mar 18, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Experts note six percent rise in tiger population, call for more measures to protect them

Experts note six percent rise in tiger population, call for more measures to protect them

Experts from all the 13 tiger reserves of the country stressed on greater flexibility to increase tiger habitat and other favourable measures that could boost the population of the big cat.

Feb 07, 2017, 21:45 PM IST
Asian transport projects may endanger tiger conservation efforts, warns WWF

Asian transport projects may endanger tiger conservation efforts, warns WWF

The WWF has warned that a massive infrastructure boom in the days to come may thwart years of efforts made in protecting the big cats in Asia.

Nov 24, 2016, 05:58 AM IST
Emraan Hashmi's son Ayaan appears in video for tiger cause

Emraan Hashmi's son Ayaan appears in video for tiger cause

The short film has been produced by actress Diya Mirza's Born Free Entertainment Pvt Ltd and it aims to share a simple and vital message of 'Tiger and Environment Conservation' through the innocent voices of children.

Jul 29, 2016, 11:47 AM IST
By protecting the tiger, we protect the entire ecosystem and ecological services: PM Modi

By protecting the tiger, we protect the entire ecosystem and ecological services: PM Modi

Since, Tiger population has decimated to non-viable level in some range countries, it has become a major cause for concern.

Apr 12, 2016, 16:54 PM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation today

PM Modi to inaugurate Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the three-day 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation today in New Delhi, where more than 700 tiger experts, scientists, managers, donors and other stakeholders are gathering to discuss issues related to tiger conservation.

Apr 12, 2016, 10:21 AM IST
Amitabh Bachchan flags off bikers rally to promote Tiger conservation

Amitabh Bachchan flags off bikers rally to promote Tiger conservation

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan flags off a biker rally to raise awareness on tiger conservation 

Oct 24, 2015, 19:00 PM IST
Too much of praise for Amitabh Bachchan irked other attendees at Tiger event?

Too much of praise for Amitabh Bachchan irked other attendees at Tiger event?

At a Tiger Conservation event, attendants were disappointed by how the event turned into a praising session for Big B  

Oct 07, 2015, 13:38 PM IST
Know what Amitabh Bachchan is saying about tiger conservation

Know what Amitabh Bachchan is saying about tiger conservation

Amitabh Bachchan will do his best to help the forest department conserve and save the tigers in Maharashtra.

 

Oct 07, 2015, 08:23 AM IST
Shocking: Despite massive conservation efforts, India loses 41 tigers in 7 months

Shocking: Despite massive conservation efforts, India loses 41 tigers in 7 months

Despite massive conservation efforts undertaken by government to save India's tigers, tiger deaths have persisted in the country.

Aug 12, 2015, 09:42 AM IST
Maharashtra requests Tendulkar, Bachchan to help save tigers

Maharashtra requests Tendulkar, Bachchan to help save tigers

The Maharashtra government has written to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Amitabh Bachchan requesting them to be brand ambassadors for its tiger conservation project, it was announced here on Monday.

Aug 03, 2015, 22:24 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh minister wants law allowing people to keep tigers as pets

Madhya Pradesh minister wants law allowing people to keep tigers as pets

In a bizarre suggestion, a senior Madhya Pradesh minister has sought a law that allows people to domesticate or keep as pets big cats like lions and tigers for their conservation.

Mar 01, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

Ban on Chinese trade only way to secure future of tigers: Belinda Wright

Tiger, a magnificent creature, is one of the most important constituents of the ecosystem.

Jan 23, 2015, 15:18 PM IST
India willing to donate tiger cubs to international community: Javadekar

India willing to donate tiger cubs to international community: Javadekar

India is willing to donate tiger cubs to the international community and play a key role in global efforts for the conservation of the endangered species, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday as the country reported a jump in its big cat population.

Jan 20, 2015, 18:30 PM IST
New tiger tracking system soon: Prakash Javadekar

New tiger tracking system soon: Prakash Javadekar

A new tiger tracking system will be launched soon, announced the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. This system will be launched by The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in collaboration with the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau .

Aug 27, 2014, 21:51 PM IST

Only 3,200 tigers left in the wild: WWF

Of the 100,000 tigers that once roamed in the wild a century ago, only 3,200 are left behind, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature has revealed in a report.

Jul 30, 2014, 10:55 AM IST