Explained: Why India’s tigers are increasing

The tiger census report, Status of Tigers in India, 2018 has been released. The tiger census in India is conducted every four years. The first tiger census was conducted in 2006. The Tiger Census in India is the world’s most extensive biodiversity mapping exercise. It is conducted by National tiger Conservation Authority and Wildlife Institute… Continue reading Explained: Why India’s tigers are increasing

Madhya Pradesh’s Pench sanctuary, Kerala’s Periyar sanctuary rated top tiger reserves

The 4th National Tiger Estimation (Tiger census) has designated Madhya Pradesh’s Pench sanctuary and Kerala’s Periyar sanctuary as best managed Tiger Reserves in India. The Dampa Tiger Reserve in Mizoram and Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand emerged as worst managed tiger reserves in the country. For the Census, the tiger bearing habitats were divided into… Continue reading Madhya Pradesh’s Pench sanctuary, Kerala’s Periyar sanctuary rated top tiger reserves

India has nearly 3000 tigers, up by a third from 2014 count

According to the recently released 4th Tiger Census data, India has 2,967 tigers. The population has increased by nearly 33% since the last census in 2014 when the total number of tigers was 2,226. Madhya Pradesh has the highest number of tigers at 526, followed by Karnataka (524) and Uttarakhand (442). The number of tigers… Continue reading India has nearly 3000 tigers, up by a third from 2014 count

PM releases results of 4th cycle of All India Tiger Estimation – 2018

On the occasion of Global Tiger Day, celebrated on 29th July, Indian Prime Minister has released the All India Tiger Estimation Report– 2018. The count of tigers in India, has risen to 2967, in 2018 from 2,226 in 2014. Madhya Pradesh saw the highest number of tigers at 526, closely followed by Karnataka (524) and… Continue reading PM releases results of 4th cycle of All India Tiger Estimation – 2018