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When Snares Set for Wild Boars Spell Trouble for Karnataka’s Tigers

The deaths of tigers and other wildlife have brought to the forefront a situation where the ‘management’ of one animal leads to the accidental deaths of another. A hundred and twenty-one snares were dismantledRead More…


Forest Department begins Mapping Eco-Sensitive Zones

The areas bordering national parks and reserves are usually rich in natural flora and fauna. The abuse of the biodiversity is also greatest in these areas as they do not fall under any protection frame. But now the forest department is trying to map the land use pattern within a radius of 10 km around national parks so as to protect these biodiversity areas and ecological corridor links.