E-eye may soon keep track of tigers in country

E-eye may soon keep track of tigers in country

Forest officials said that the electronic surveillance system is bringing good results and it may be expanded to other tiger reserves across in the country.

Wildlife Week: Popular sanctuaries in India

Wildlife Week: Popular sanctuaries in India

Every year, 2nd - 8th October is observed as Wildlife week throughout the world. During this time of the year, various environmentalists and activists do several activities related to wildlife conservation to spread awareness.

Few national parks, sanctuaries meet criteria for IUCN Green List

Few national parks, sanctuaries meet criteria for IUCN Green List

India may be home to several wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, but only a handful of them meet the criteria for inclusion in the IUCN Green List -- a global standard of good practices for protected areas launched by the conservation organisation last year.

Govt plans more tiger habitats as population rises

Govt plans more tiger habitats as population rises

 Buoyed by the rising number of tigers in the wild, the government has decided to create more habitats for them to ensure their long-term conservation.

Kerala opposed to extending eco-sensitive zone width

Kerala government today said it was not in favour of extending eco-sensitive zone areas where there are human settlements near national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

Private resorts in vicinity of sanctuaries to be shut: Karnataka Government

Karnataka Government has decided to order closure of all private commercial resorts located in the vicinity of wildlife sanctuaries in the state.

Tourism ban in tiger reserves: MP CM seeks Centre`s help

Madhya Pradesh has the highest of six tiger reserves -- Panna, Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Satpuda, Pench and Sanjay.