Indian Tiger Reserve Parambikulam Needs Political Help Urgently.

Parambikulam tiger reserve

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India – The Hindu

Fragmented Control At Parambikulam Reserve.

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Lack of a unified administrative regime, relocation of tribal settlements from the buffer of the reserve, and notifying large extent of the core area as wildlife sanctuary are some of the management issues faced by the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve.

The management effectiveness evaluation report points out that a large chunk of the core area of the reserve, spread over 147.76 sq km, does not have protected status. It is just a reserved forest. The area needs to be declared a wildlife sanctuary immediately.

The core and buffer of the reserve are under the administrative control of three territorial divisions. The entire core and buffer areas shall be brought under the administrative control of the tiger reserve , it says.

Commentary

Indian Tiger Reserve is in a difficult situation.

Lack of a unified administrative regime, relocation of tribal settlements from the buffer of the reserve, and notifying large extent of the core area as wildlife sanctuary are some of the management issues.

To solve these matter they need political help urgently.