India

Tiger Watch – Curbing the Crisis

Tiger Watch is a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) started by Mr. Fateh Singh Rathore (Field Director, Ranthambhore National Park, Retd.) and a few other prominent conservationists. The main objective of the organization is the conservation and protection of wildlife at Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan.

In 2006, Tiger Watch made a 28 minute documentary called Curbing the Crisis which informed about the loss of tigers at Ranthambhore National Park, one of India’s most prominent tiger reserves.

The documentary shows footage from the national park, information on the poaching gangs working in the area and reasons for the crisis to recur have also been highlighted in the film.… Read More Tiger Watch – Curbing the Crisis

India

“Billy”, You Will Be Missed!

On Friday, 1st January 2010, the news of the passing on of Kunwar Arjan Singh, better known as “Billy” Arjan Singh came as a shock to people across the globe. He was 92 and stayed at his farm house turned home, Tiger Haven at Lakhimpur Kheri near the Dudhwa National Park around 250 kms from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. He passed on due to infirmities of old age.

A reformed hunter, he spent most of his life for the conservation of tigers in India. It was only due to his efforts that the 900 sq. km. of forest was converted into Dudhwa National Park.… Read More “Billy”, You Will Be Missed!