Tag: Panna Tiger Reserve

Global Tiger Day: CREW talks of tigers and tiger habitat

Lalit Shastri Today is Global Tiger Day, also called International Tiger Day. It is to celebrate and raise awareness about conservation and the largest cat species. Tiger sits at the apex of the biotic pyramid. Today the magnificent tiger is threatened like never before due to the endless greed of the human beings leading to

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Ken-Betwa Link Project will spell disaster for Panna Tiger Reserve

Lalit Shastri Government of India and the State Governments of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have rallied forces and after according all mandatory clearances they are now waiting for the final nod from the Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court to go ahead with the Ken-Betwa Link Project which will submerge more than 4000

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Panna Tiger Reintroduction project and Bahubali 2: The story of the Panna Tigers 

R. Sreenivasa Murthy I left Panna Tiger Reserve (as a part and parcel of  the system) in July 2015, almost two years ago. But every movement/development of Panna Tiger Population growth and population dynamics intrigues me and I follow it with awe. Most of the information comes to me on its own either (both) from

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The beginning of the efforts to resurrect Panna Tiger Reserve was marred by controversy and opposition

Suhas Kumar (Original, March 2009 -Revised May 2017) There came a time in the history of Madhya Pradesh, a state that leads from the front in the field of wildlife conservation in India, when it faced international flak for losing all its tigers from Panna Tiger Reserve. I was on study leave when reports began

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Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife gives wildlife Clearance for Ken-Betwa Link Project

­Lalit Shastri The Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) at its 39th meeting held on 23 August in Delhi has given the wildlife clearance to the proposal for the ambitious ₹ 2,00,000 million Ken-Betwa Link Project- Phase I (Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh) proposed to be taken up primarily to address the issue

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Relocated tigress – T6 delivers 3 cubs in Panna Tiger Reserve

Newsroom24x7 Desk Panna: The Panna Tiger Reserve staff has spotted 3 cubs born to the tigress – T6 that had been brought from the Pench Tiger Reserve as part of the Panna Tiger Reintroduction Project, which was launched after the entire tiger popular hadvanished and not a single tiger was spotted in this Tiger Reserve

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Russian team in Panna Tiger Reserve to study Tiger Reintroduction Project

Newsroom24x7 Desk Panna (Madhya Pradesh): A 2-member team from Russia, supported by International Fund for Animal Welfare, Wildlife Trust of India and Global Tiger Forum, will conclude a 4-day study tour of Panna Tiger Reserve tomorrow. The Russian team comprising of Ivan kholev and Sergei Roosevelt, along with Technical Officer of Global Tiger Forum Dr

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Diamond giant Rio Tinto’s Indian connection and questions that need to be addressed

Lalit Shastri While the proposal of Rio Tinto Exploration India Private Limited for prospecting of diamond in 2329.75 hectare of forest land located in Buxwaha range of Chhatarpur district in Madhya Pradesh is pending with the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on the issue of “compliance”, IGATE Corporation (NASDAQ: IGTE), the New Jersey-headquartered

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A loud and clear message from T3-the Panna Tiger

Lalit Shastri One salutes the indefatigable spirit of T3-the tiger, who has become a mascot for the ambitious Panna Tiger Reintroduction Project being carried out to repopulate the Panna Tiger Reserve with Tigers. This project was taken up since not a single big cat was left in this habitat in 2009. T3 is a true

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T3-the real hero of Panna Tiger Reserve

Lalit Shastri December 26 has special significance for the Panna Tiger Reserve management and staff because on this day in 2009, T3–the male tiger relocated from Pench to repopulate this habitat, was located, tranquilised and brought back by the Panna team 30 days after the big cat started moving in the South direction and travelled

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