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Wildlife Institute Of India
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

Opinion  /  Published 02.03.22

Letters to the Editor: Work-life balance is a pipe dream for Indians

Different realities Sir — Belgium has announced that it will be offering employees a four-day workweek as part of the changes in its labour laws. Although employees will have to work for 10 hou...
By The Telegraph

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

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.22

The unsung heros

Twelve years ago, in St Petersburg, 13 countries with wild tiger populations came together to sign a summit declaration to double the number of tigers in the wild before the next ‘Year...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda, Debmalya Roy Chowdhury

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.02.22

Palamau Tiger Reserve seeks translocation of big cats

The Palamau Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand has sent a proposal seeking translocation of tigers from other reserves for making them its permanent residents. “We have sent a proposal through the stat...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

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West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

Bengal: Herbivores in tiger census

Bengal for the first time will count big herbivores such as deer and elephants while undertaking the tiger census this year, a senior forest official said on Wednesday. Earlier, the tiger census was ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 27.10.19

Hog deer number up in Manas National Park

The endangered hog deer in Manas is on a recovery path.The study published on Saturday in the Journal of Threatened Taxa was done by Alolika Sinha and Bibhuti Prasad Lahkar of Aaranyak , an NGO, and S...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.02.20

Tiger sighted in Ripu reserve forest

The sighting of a royal Bengal tiger for the first time in Ripu reserve forest, which is outside the core area of Manas National Park, has brought cheer to animal activists.The place where the tiger h...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

India  /  Published 17.02.20

50 bird species dwindle, sparrow count stable

A nationwide bird-tracking exercise has revealed strong declines in the abundance of over 50 bird species, including the red-necked falcon, the Indian cuckoo, several species of eagles, the oriental s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Etalin go-ahead in power ministry court

The forest advisory committee of the Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change has passed the buck to the Union power ministry to take a final call on the 3097MW Etalin hydel project i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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