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SC extends ban on Tourism Activities in Tiger Reserves

The apex court extended the ban on tourism activities in the core areas of tiger reserves. The apex court made the observation after the Centre made a mention of its affidavits filed in the court for permission to review its earlier guidelines for conservation of tiger. The apex court earlier on July 24 had imposed an interim ..

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$3 million by World Bank for protecting Tigers in Nepal

World Bank rendered $3 million in order to protect Tigers in Nepal Fund to be worn-out under Strengthening the Regional Cooperation for Wildlife Protection Project Project to be run for 4 years concentrating on preserving tiger habitat, checking the hunting down and illegal trade of tigers and supporting research As per latest figures Nepal has ..

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Genesis of Project Tiger

An estimate of the tiger population in India, at the turn of the century, placed the figure at 40,000. Subsequently, the first ever all India tiger census was conducted in 1972 which revealed the existence of only 1827 tigers. Various pressures in the later part of the last century led to the progressive decline of ..

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