Emraan Hashmi`s foreign film `Tigers` to premiere at TIFF

Indian actor Emraan Hashmi`s debut international project ‘Tigers’, directed by the Oscar winning Danis Tanovic, will have its world premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) next month.

Arunachal Pradesh may get its third tiger reserve

Arunachal Pradesh may get its third tiger reserve after the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India conducts a detailed survey at Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary bordering China to confirm presence of tigers.

Indian wildlife under stress from poaching, illegal trade: Govt

The Government today admitted that the country`s wildlife is under stress from poaching and illegal trade in wildlife and their parts.

Two tigers at an average are killed per week: WWF

Global conservation organisation WWF today sounded an alarm over poaching of tigers and said that at an average, two wild cats are killed per week due to high demand of their body parts in Asian countries.

Nepal close to doubling Tiger population by 2022

Nepal`s tiger population has increased by 64 per cent in the last five years and the country plans to double their numbers by 2022, government said today.

Increase in Tiger population in Uttar Pradesh

There may be an increase in the number of Tigers in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, as per a new census, conducted using camera traps.

Dia Mirza to create eco awareness among children

Actress-producer Dia Mirza will attend the Kids for Tigers camp initiative, to be held during the coming weekend in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

Global alliance commits $80m to save world`s wild cats and ecosystems

Many environmental philanthropists have agreed to provide funding to change the course of wild cat protection through Panthera, an organization dedicated to ensuring safety to wild cats through scientific leadership and conservation action.

Poaching of tigers on in protected forests: Study

Poachers are hunting down big cats in highly secured protected forests in the country despite having programmes involving crores of rupees for their conservation, two major global conservation organisations claimed.

7,000 wild elephants and 100 tigers in Kerala forest

Kerala has about 7,000 wild elephants and 100 tigers as per the latest survey on the animal population in the forests, State Forest Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said here today.

Greenpeace accuses P&G over Indonesian forest destruction

Environmental group Greenpeace today accused US consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble of responsibility for the destruction of Indonesian rain forests and the habitat of endangered orangutans and tigers.

Two white tiger cubs born in Chhattisgarh zoo

Two cubs have been born to white tiger couple Sunder and Kamla at the Maitri Bagh Zoo in Chhattisgarh`s steel city Bhilai, officials said Monday.

`Big Five` animals help plan conservation better

Forget pandas, tigers or even gorillas when it comes to conservation planning. Rather, it’s time to divert research on the ‘Big Five’ club of animals who thrive only in large and rich biodiverse areas and are loved by tourists.

Tigers sighted during wildlife census

Pug mark of tigers and leopards have been noticed by forest personnel and students conducting the wild animal census in Sathymangalam and Erode forest divisions in the district for the past six days.

58 tigers died in Madhya Pradesh in past five years

As many as 58 tigers have died in the past five years due to poaching, territorial fights and old age in various big cat habitats in Madhya Pradesh.

Forest corridors crucial for tiger conservation: Study

US researchers have called for the protection of India`s central forest corridors to maintain genetic diversity among leopard and tiger population.

PETA to protest against caging of tigers

PETA India will stage a protest "Save the Tiger - Say No to Zoos" outside the Delhi zoo Friday at noon.

Indonesians rescued after days trapped in tree by tigers

A group of Indonesian men who spent four days trapped up a tree by Sumatran tigers were rescued today when wildlife experts induced the snarling creatures to leave, police said.

25 tigers in Sathyamangalam forest

The Sathyamangalam forest in the district has registered an increase in its tiger population with 25 tigers being enumerated by the forest department.

Kerala forests now have nearly 100 tigers

The number of tigers in Kerala`s forests has gone up to 100 due to excellent protection measures for the wildlife, an official said Tuesday.