Forest officer Sasmita braves odds, wins UN award

Nothing to do with tigers but we want to tell you the news anyway.

A female forest officer from India, Sasmita Lanka has received the United Nation’s Asia Environmental Enforcement Award. This is the first time that an Indian female officer has received this award.

Lanka, who is a divisional forest officer…

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Abandoned tiger cub trained for return to the wild

Finally India is coming to its senses, perhaps learning of Russia after all. Russia already proved multiple times that young tiger cubs can be trained for a successful release back into the wild. Now India will start the training of a young cub, found deserted in the Periyar Tiger Reserve.…