Busses in core zone of tiger reserve? Really?

The Supreme Court Thursday stayed an order of Jim Corbett National Park allowing buses of a private operator in the core area of the Tiger reserve in Uttarakhand.
A bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian issued notice to the Centre, Uttarakhand, National Tiger Conservation…


Conservation wins: two resorts 1 km away from Tiger reserve core told to get lsot

The eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) monitoring committee of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) headed by the Chandrapur district collector on Thursday rejected permission to two resorts which were just 350 metres away from the core boundary.

As per the MoEFCC guidelines, construction of resorts is prohibited within one kilometre from the park’s…


South Africa is main supplier of USA wildlife killings convention

South Africa represents the biggest percentage of hunting outfitter exhibitors at the Dallas Safari Club (DSC) annual convention, according to the Humane Society International (HSI). The DSC, a Texas-based trophy hunting industry organisation, hosts the USA’s biggest industry hunting event, which is being held online this year. Based on research…


Tiger Balloon safaris?

We like business and we like entrepreneurs. But when it comes down to tigers we believe that companies must pay a 1 percent fee to tiger conservation if they use the name or characteristics of tigers.

Does this company pay this fee for tiger conservation?…