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Why Are Human-Animal Conflicts on the Rise in India? The Simple Answer Is, Politics
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, human-wildlife conflicts, India )

- 629 days ago -
All options must be explored for a peaceful co-existence with wildlife. Till we find a solution, you know who to blame when you see images of leopard or a tiger in the city.
Sun Shines on Forest Women - Inter Press Service
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- 629 days ago -
Chintapakka Jambulamma, 34, looks admiringly at a solar dryer. It's the prized possession of the Advitalli Tribal Women's Co-operative Society- a collective of women entrepreneurs that she leads.
Indian Tigers Make Successful Comeback
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, India )

- 665 days ago -
The number of India's once endangered tigers has increased significantly in the last two years thanks to conservation efforts. The relocation of the threatened animals to new habitats is proving to be beneficial.
WWF India, Tata Housing Join Hands for Snow Leopard Conservation
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- 684 days ago -
WWF-India and Tata Housing have joined hands to unveil the first ever crowd funding campaign for species conservation in India.
Losing Battle to Save India's Tiger From Poachers Who Sell Body Parts to China
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- 690 days ago -
The increasing number of tigers being poached in India will not come down as long as the demand for tiger products in China continues, wildlife experts say.
India Lost 63 Wild Tigers Last Year
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- 694 days ago -
The country has lost 63 of its wild tigers in 2013. The first tiger death of the year was reported from South Brahmapuri forest range of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra on January 6, 2013. It was caused by suspected poaching.
India and Nepal Begin Royal Bengal Tiger Census
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- 721 days ago -
Forest and nature protection officials from Nepal and India have started their first ever joint survey of tigers.
The Swan Song of India's Dancing Bears
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- 723 days ago -
As the stars of their cruel little roadshows, sloth bears danced to the piercing sounds of the damru for hundreds of years.
Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko Arrive in India for Official State Visit
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- 725 days ago -
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan arrived in New Delhi on Saturday for a weeklong state visit to commemorate last year's 60th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.
STUNNING PICS: The 10 Best National Parks in India
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- 750 days ago -
Leading travel website, has ranked the best national parks in India. The ranking is based on a scoring index that takes into consideration travellers' reviews as well as the average review rating on the site.
Outrage Grows in India as Temple Stampede Toll Hits 115
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- 773 days ago -
RATANGARH - Outrage mounted in India Monday after at least 115 devotees were crushed to death or drowned near a Hindu temple, the site of another deadly stampede only seven years ago.
2 Tiger Poachers Caught In India
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, poachers, India )

- 893 days ago -
Two tiger poachers have been caught in Mansar, India. They are allegedly part of the Baheliya gang, a group of thirty individuals who have claimed to have killed five tigers in the last month. Their illegal poaching activity is compounded by selling
New Tiger Reserve Established in India
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- 946 days ago -
India has created a new protected area for tigers within a wildlife reserve in the south of the country. The area, part of the Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary, is home to about 25 tigers, according to a release from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF),
Tiger Eaters! Trend Dangerous for the Big Cat, People Alike
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, protection, wildlife, tigers, India )

- 959 days ago -
It has always been a subject of concern and oddity if big cats are eaten in India, or not? Reports about the same flash at times, even though they are disbelieved. Last month, a Jaipur-based journalist called me asking my view.
Leopards Are the New Urban Foxes in India
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, leopards, India )

- 980 days ago -
India's thriving leopards are expanding their territories into the country's villages and towns and threatening to become a more menacing version of Europe's urban fox, a new study has revealed.

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