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Over-reporting of tigers: Questioned, officials rush to amend but holes remain

The modified album has brought down the number of total photos from 1,696 to 1,686 and reduced the number of unique tigers claimed from 1,635 to 1,540 — but that’s still 126 more than a maximum of 1,414 individuals found in the data.

Morni villagers say no to leopard sanctuary in area

The restrictions included, no construction of concrete houses, resettlement of small hamlets and restriction of picking the broken woods from forested area.


Wildlife experts team in Imphal after mystery killer of livestock attacks woman

N Biren Singh said the divisional forest officers and police have been instructed to take preventive measures. Wooden cages have been set up to trap the unidentified animal at various places, he added.

Caught on wrong foot, Wildlife Institute of India says drop Corbett clause

In 2005, the Centre and the states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh had agreed to an alternative alignment for a road between Kotdwar and Ramnagar under the supervision of the Supreme Court, rather than a highway through Corbett.

Kanha-Pench tiger corridor: Three flyovers to come up on NH-7

The Indian Express had reported last week that Gadkari had agreed to implement the measures.

Conservationists irked as trees felled for NH-7 widening

The felling of over 3,000 trees has raised the heckles of conservationists.


Wildlife route on NH: Prakash Javadekar junks advice by experts, remarks edited out

The institute had already reduced scale of its first mitigation plan for a 37-km stretch of NH-7 and slashed its expenditure to Rs 335 crore.

Govt backs NHAI, turns down WII on NH-7 widening

Ministers refuse WII plea to make flyovers for wildlife at Pench.

Gwalior-Jaipur electric line gets nod, WII suggests steps to reduce impact on wildlife

“We have recommended measures to reduce the potential negative impact of the project,” WII’s director said.

How to build without harming bustard, flamingo or flower

In Gwalior, the concern is a plan to lay a power transmission line across the sanctuary.