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 .
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.
About 1,500 children from schools across Kolkata today participated in a rally to spread awareness on tiger conservation.
Encouraged by the remarkable growth of its tiger population over the past few years, Nepal is working with India for joint conservation efforts for the endangered big cats.
Leonardo DiCaprio has donated 3 million dollars to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) via his charitable foundation to help save tigers in Nepal.
China has finalised two separate agreements with India and Russia to step up protection of tigers and other endangered species, the state-media reported Tuesday.
Fresh guidelines on tiger conservation, controversy over a proposal for speedy green clearances for mega projects and Western Ghats getting enlisted as a world heritage site.
Centre today notified fresh guidelines on tiger conservation allowing "regulated low impact tourism" in the core and critical tiger habitat.
India has been hailed for its "unprecedented commitment" to save the endangered tiger by a prominent US-based wildlife body.
Giving a boost to tiger conservation efforts, the Centre has given in-principle approval for creation of five new tiger reserves in the country.
A pilotless aircraft will keep a vigil on the Kaziranga National Park where animals are in disarray after a large part of the world famous sanctuary was flooded, and also to help deal with poaching.
The Central government has increased its share of funding from the existing 50 percent to 90 percent for northeastern states under the Project Tiger scheme.
According to the latest tiger census report, the current tiger population is estimated at 1,706.
The latest national tiger estimation showing a 20 percent increase in the number of big cats.
Ramesh asked Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia to increase the budgetary allocation for tiger conservation.
Contemporary Indian art is conveying powerful messages.
Hollywood heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio will be visiting India soon to see tigers in the wild and raise global awareness about their dwindling numbers.
Conservationists must protect
tiger populations in a few concentrated breeding grounds.
Concerned over dwindling tigers and rise in man-animal conflict, National Tiger Conservation Authority has decided to evaluate actual field management of 39 reserves.
Donating money to tiger conservation charities is a waste of time because their success rate is "disastrous", said Chris Packham, BBC wildlife presenter.
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