Sunderbans Tiger Reserve
News  /  Published 26.09.22

Puja clothes for kids to boost conservation in areas of man-animal conflict

Over 3,700 people, mostly children, living in areas prone to human-animal conflict have got new clothes ahead of the festive season. The areas are in the Sunderbans, Bankura, Paschim Medinipur, Howra...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.09.22

Mangrove plates from Sunderbans for Puja in the Netherlands

By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.08.22

Alarm over rise in tiger net breach in Sunderbans

Breaches in nylon nets that mark the boundaries of the forests in the Sunderbans are increasing every day, adding fodder to the human-wild conflict.  While some of the breaches have be...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.08.22

‘Hunter’ who saves wildlife

One hundred and fourteen elephants, 14 rhinos, eight tigers and four leopards. Not to mention the count of smaller animals that runs into many hundreds. The population of several forests put together...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.05.22

Crocodile captured, sent back to forest

A saltwater crocodile spotted inside a canal in a village in South 24-Parganas was captured and released into the wild on Tuesday. The 8ft crocodile, identified by foresters as an adult female, was f...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 15.04.22

Tech debut in tiger survey in Sunderbans

The Sunderbans is spread across 10,000 sq km, a little above 4,000 sq km of which is in India. The rest is in Bangladesh. The Indian Sunderbans is split between the tiger reserve and the South 24-Parg...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.04.22

Villagers with permits enter Sunderbans buffer zones to collect honey

The bees are back in the Sunderbans after two years as the forest recovers from the assault of Cyclone Amphan. Their return has prompted foresters to revive honey collection in the mangrove forests. ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 04.03.22

In pictures: On the water and beyond the tiger in the Sunderbans

A ferry ride from Jharkhali to Netidhopani reveals a bountiful forest, riverine scenes and hints of a lurking beast...
By Rumela Basu

News  /  Published 24.02.22

Sunderbans saturated with tigers: Wildlife Institute of India

The Sunderbans might be having almost as many tigers as the forests can accommodate and that is possibly the reason for the rise in the number of big cats straying near human habitats. The Wildlife I...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.02.22

Caged tiger released in the wild

A tiger that had strayed close to a village in the Sunderbans was captured in a trap cage and released back into the wild on Tuesday. A mechanised trawler took the caged tiger near the Chamta forest ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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