Category: Wildlife

MP Chief Minister defers decision on Ken-Betwa Link Project due to lack of briefing?

Lalit Shastri The Madhya Pradesh Wildlife Board meeting chaired by state chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan concluded in the State capital last week with the chief minister choosing to defer a decision on the Ken-Betwa Link project due to objections raised by some members regarding the environmental impact of this ambitious project, especially vis-a-vis the

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Tiger Conservation: Belinda Wright praises Panna Reintroduction Project

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Wildlife expert Belinda Wright has praised the Panna Reintroduction Project taken up in Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh after the entire tiger population had vanished from this habitat by 2009. Participating in the Madhya Pradesh wildlife Board meeting in the state capital on Tuesday Ms. Wright said that Panna’s tiger conservation

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Tigers: They don’t need us, we need them

Crew, a not for profit organisation, had released two reports Vanishing Stripes(1999) and Vanishing Stripes-II (2000). These are investigated, documented reports authored by Lalit Shastri. They issued the firm warning that Tiger’s survival is threatened by poaching and loss of prey-base. These reports reveal the gravity of the problem and point out how gravely the

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Inside Ranthambore: What about the carrying capacity in Tiger Reserves?

Newsroom24x7 Staff   These pictures are from 28th June on Temple Road at Ranthambhore. This is what you call a ” Tiger Mela”. People on road, safari vehicles from all zones, forest officials at least 1000 + people surrounding a single tigress ” Noor ” whose partner is now in jail. The traffic in this

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Fate of tigers and insatiable human greed

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bobbie Jamwal,  Managing Director Quest, New Delhi, India, is a front ranking consultant in areas like InfoTech, Infrastructure, Eco-Technologies, Health Care, Aviation and Wildlife Conservation. He is an avid wildlife photographer and is deeply concerned about the fate of tigers. On a social networking site, Bobbie Jamwal writes: “The Politician-Mafia combine has finished

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Ustad: The complete story

Newsroom Desk New Delhi: There is so much heat and dust over the manner in which Ustad, the magnificent tiger from Ranthambore in Rajasthan in India was convicted for homicide, branded as man-eater and shifted at breakneck speed by the forest authorities from the Ranthambore National Park to Sajjangarh zoo after a forest guard was attacked

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MP Chief Minister Chouhan bats for speedy clearance of development works in National Parks and buffer areas

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Chief Minister of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan today met Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests and climate Change (independent charge) Prakash Javadekar and brought to his notice difficulties being faced by the state government due to “non-clearance and delay in granting clearance” of development

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How a leopard was captured and set free in Pench buffer area

  Sanjay Shukla Chief Conservator of Forest, Government of Madhya Pradesh, India It was business as usual on 22 May also.One had finished office work, reached home and was about to start dinner when R S Kori, DFO South Seoni Division called up to inform me that a leopard had entered a house in Chichaldoh Maal village about

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Ustad the Tiger: Cee4life urges NTCA to build a special sanctuary for special tigers

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Sybelle Foxcroft, founder Director at Cee4life, has sent a proposal to the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in India to undertake the building of a special sanctuary, one that is humane and one where dangerous Tigers can live without the fear of predating on humans, or revenge attacks on them. Cee4life, an

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Ustad the tiger just cannot be locked up in unethical conditions

Sybelle Foxcroft An Indian Bengal Tiger named Ustad (T24), who lived in Ranthambhore National Park and is being held responsible for killing a forest guard on 8 May, another in 2012, and said to have killed 2 villagers who ventured into his territory, has been moved 400 km away to a sanctuary where it was

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Will Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve also go the Panna way

Lalit Shastri The central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh is presently in the overdrive mode to promote tiger tourism and the proposal to erect a fencing between the core area and the buffer of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve at a huge cost, now in the advance stage prior to implementation by the State Ecotourism Development Board,

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Earth Day 2015: Let us pledge to save the Tiger, Natural Resources and Biodiversity

Newsroom24x7 Exclusive Today, on Earth Day, Newsroom24x7 joins the global environmental movement that began in 1970 to express concern about increasing threats to Mother Earth and put environmental concerns in focus. A number of risks and practices are threatening our forests, wildlife, wetlands and the environment. These are: – Disintegration of natural habitats and the

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Missing Tigers of Tiger Temple

Newsroom24x7 Desk This news is based on Cee4life statement regarding the raids and confiscations of illegally kept animals on the premises of Tiger Temple at Kanchanaburi in Thailand, followed by the further recent revelations of the Tiger Temple Veterinarian of 15 years regarding the disappearance of 3 Tigers, Dao Nau, Facram 3 and Happy 2.

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Tiger Conservation: Are we on the right track?

Lalit Shastri It is a pity and such shame for humanity the way the tiger population has been dwindling. Poachers have kept striking at will. The tiger habitat has been methodically encroached – an activity diabolically supported by politicians to win votes and stay riveted to power. Whatever remains of the tiger habitat is being

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