Tag: NTCA

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  • Still threatened

    Still threatened

    It might be worth the NTCA’s while to study how the problem was said to have been addressed in Gujarat ~ there too an increased population had resulted in the lions spreading beyond the protected zones.

    May 9, 2019
  • In harmony with the wild

    In harmony with the wild

    Driven to the brink, tigers in India have a sad tale to narrate. Poached for their skin and bones, the regal big cat, which is ironically India's national animal, faces several challenges in its quest to survive. Kanika Tripathi takes the tiger trail to unravel its tale.

    December 27, 2018
  • Buxa banks on Assam for big cat plans

    Buxa banks on Assam for big cat plans

    The state forest department is banking on the Assam government as it makes a tiger augmentation plan for tiger population growth in the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Alipurduar district. The department, however, failed to confirm if the tigers will be brought here form Assam. “There are enough tigers in north Bengal. We have taken …

    February 15, 2018
  • Gujarat to conduct census to ascertain presence of tigers

    Gujarat to conduct census to ascertain presence of tigers

    Gujarat, which houses a rich population of lions, will now see an exercise to find out if tigers also inhabit the state. The last time a tiger was spotted in Gujarat was way back in 1985. Now, over three decades later, a census has been planned next month to ascertain the presence of the striped …

    January 10, 2018
  • Much ado about Kaziranga

    Much ado about Kaziranga

    Kaziranga National Park, known as a success story across the globe in the conservation of the one-horned rhinoceros, suddenly got shocking news from abroad stating that a tribal rights body has given a call for boycott of the world heritage site claiming that it has turned into a killing field of innocent tribal people in …

    March 12, 2017