Tiger conservation Current Affairs, GK & News

14 Tiger Reserves in India have accreditation of Global Conservation Standards

India’s 14 Tiger Reserves have received the Global Conservation Assured | Tiger Standards (CA|TS) accreditation. The 14 tiger reserves are Orang, Manas and Kaziranga in Assam Kanha, Panna and Satpura in MP Pench in Maharashtra Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar Dudhwa in UP Sunderbans in West Bengal Parambikulam in Kerala Bandipur Tiger Reserve of Karnataka ..

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Srivilliputhur–Megamalai – 5th Tiger Reserve in TN

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has approved the creation of the fifth tiger reserve in Tamil Nadu. Highlights The tiger reserve will surround the Meghamalai and the Srivilliputhur Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuaries within it. The approval was given in the backdrop of the demand by the environmental activists. The activists were demanding for the ..

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India’s Tiger Census sets World Record: Largest Ever Camera Trap Survey in the world

On July 11, 2020, India set the world record of conducting largest ever camera trap survey in the world. Highlights The fourth edition of tiger census that was carried out in 2018-19 was the most comprehensive till date. The survey has hence been included in the Guinness Book of World Record. About the Census The ..

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GoI maps Tiger Corridors in the country

On December 2, 2019, the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change provided the details of tiger corridor mapping in Rajya Sabha. The corridors were mapped by the National Tiger Conservation Authority and Wildlife Institute of India. The institutes have mapped 32 corridors in all. Tiger Corridors The Corridors grouped under 4 major categories were ..

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Report titled ‘Skin and Bones Unresolved: An Analysis of Tiger Seizures from 2000-2018’

The Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network “TRAFFIC” has recently revealed a new report titled ‘Skin and Bones Unresolved: An Analysis of Tiger Seizures from 2000-2018’. As per new TRAFFIC analysis, India topped in the trafficking of tigers and tiger body parts over 19 years since 2000. Apart from tiger skin and bones, live tigers are also ..

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