Mudumalai National Park Current Affairs, GK & News
In Tamil Nadu, the tiger population in the reputed Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) has doubled to 60 from 30, due to intensive conservation efforts. The MTR is located in Nilgiri District of the state. On the occasion of International Tiger Day (ITR-2018), forest officials and nature enthusiasts, in and around the Annamalai, Mudumalai and Sathyamangalam ..
Topics: Conservation-reliant species • Environmental conservation • Felids • Mudumalai National Park • National symbols of India • Project Tiger • Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary • Tiger • Tiger reserves of India
On July 6, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) declared the 438 sq. km. of area around Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) as an Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ). The move will prohibit construction and commercial mining activities and restrict hotels and resorts near the reserve in the Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu. The area supports ..
Topics: Eco-Sensitive Zone • Mudumalai National Park • Mysore-Ooty Road • Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve • Nilgiri Mountains • States and union territories of India • Tiger reserves of India • Western Ghats