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Eco-bridges for the movement of tigers   

S. Harpal Singh, The Hindu
New Delhi
18 Jul 2017

Vegetation will camouflage fragmentation of forests along the Pranahita barrage

In a first of its kind, Telangana State will have eco-friendly bridges over a canal cutting across the tiger corridor linking the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra with the forests in Telangana`s Kumram Bheem Asifabad district. The intervention requires the laying of ferti...

Sahyadri Tiger Reserve has no STPF in spite of govt approval   

Kaumudi Kashikar Gurjar, Sakal Times
Pune
17 Jul 2017


Pune: The State government had approved deploying of the Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) for the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve (STR) in 2013, which is a home for not less than seven big cats. However, it continues to be guarded by regular forest guards. This proposal for STPF deployment has been pending with the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change since 2015.

Wildlife acti...

Want to adopt a tiger? Delhi Zoo to launch scheme soon   

Joydeep Thakur, Hindustan Times
New Delhi
11 Jul 2017

A tiger at the National Zoological Park in Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT FILE)
A tiger at the National Zoological Park in Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT FILE)

, 11th July, 2017



It is a scheme where a citizen can choose an animal and ‘adopt’ it after paying a sum fixed by the zoo authorities. The money is usually spent by the zoo to buy food, medicines and to meet other expenses of the animal.


The National Zoological Park in New Delhi is exploring options to launch an animal adoption scheme for its inmates.

The suggestion had come from th...

A Fearful Symmetry   

Dipanita Nath, The Indian Express
New Delhi
6 Jul 2017

A still from the film
A still from the film


What happens when tigers are forced into human territory? Krishnendu Bose investigates in his National Award-


Having followed and filmed wild tigers all my life, I set out on an adventurous journey across India to track the tigers outside (forest reserves) and piece together a story that, for the first time, takes a close look at their secret lives,” says Krishnendu Bose about the idea that...

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