Reports

Statement of Concern by Tiger Biologists on the WWF-GTF Report

On Sunday, April 10th, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Global Tiger Forum (GTF) issued a report stating that the world’s wild tiger population was on the rise, and on track for a doubling in a decade. We do not find this report1 and its implications scientifically convincing.… Read More Statement of Concern by Tiger Biologists on the WWF-GTF Report

India

Is Satkosia going the Sariska way?

Shocking as it may sound, Satkosia Tiger Reserve seems headed the Sariska way. Dwindling tiger signs and absence of breeding since two years in the habitat have rung alarm bells for Odisha’s second tiger reserve.… Read More Is Satkosia going the Sariska way?

India

What’s stalking Sunderbans tiger?

Something is wrong in the Sunderbans. In the dense, mysterious mangroves where few dare to tread, something is sucking the life force out of the magnificent Sunderbans tiger. For the third time in three years, a young tigress has been found tottering on weak hind legs.… Read More What’s stalking Sunderbans tiger?

India

We have a crisis on our hands

Elephants continue to to be mowed down by trains and tigers continue to be poached with impunity. Because conviction rates are low, those guilty of the killings are mostly moving free. … Read More We have a crisis on our hands

India

In a shocking incident, a tigress ate her dead cub in Panna Tiger Reserve

In a shocker for authorities at Panna Tiger Reserve, a tiger cub was eaten by tigress, a couple of minutes after it was killed by an adult male tiger the female big cat was pairing with.… Read More In a shocking incident, a tigress ate her dead cub in Panna Tiger Reserve

World

Nepal plans to cap wildlife growth to curb human-wildlife conflict

Officials in Nepal have said they will now have to put a cap on the growth of wildlife including endangered species like tigers and rhinos.… Read More Nepal plans to cap wildlife growth to curb human-wildlife conflict

World

The sickening story of Vietnam’s illegal tiger farms and open trade in tiger parts

Over the past decade, several villages in Do Thanh commune in central Vietnam’s Nghe An province have become thrilling markets for trading tiger parts. Tuoi Tre reporters shed light on illegal tiger farms where the large cats are kept in captivity in small, unsanitary cages like those found at pig farms.… Read More The sickening story of Vietnam’s illegal tiger farms and open trade in tiger parts

India

WII study says there is space for 30% more tigers in the core areas of Indian tiger reserves

According to a new study by Wildlife Institute of India, most of the tiger reserves in India have a potential to increase the big cat density by 20 to 25% in the next four to five years with good breeding population.… Read More WII study says there is space for 30% more tigers in the core areas of Indian tiger reserves

India

14 tigers confirmed in Manas National Park

Over 200 cameras that were switched on 24X7 for 64 days have confirmed the presence of 14 tigers in the Manas national park that Bhutan shares with India, a media report said.… Read More 14 tigers confirmed in Manas National Park