Tag: Tiger Census

The Invisible Tigers Of Odisha!

Can we get back our tigers? It is very unlikely since the big cat population has plunged below the viability level.

  • Thursday, 28 April 2022
Tiger Census Kicks Off In Similipal
Tiger Census Kicks Off In Similipal

The first phase of the quadrennial tiger census is being conducted in 55 beats under the Karanjia Forest Division. Similarly, 70 beats of the north wildlife division under the supervision of Deputy Director Similipal Tiger Reserve, Sai Kiran will also see the tiger census.

  • Friday, 26 November 2021
India To Undertake River Dolphins Census Every Three Years
India To Undertake River Dolphins Census Every Three Years

Just as a tiger is considered an indicator of a good forest, river dolphins are indicator of a healthy river and act as an umbrella species of the river ecosystem. There are currently two species of the river dolphins inhabiting India, Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica) and the Indus River Dolphin (Platanista minor).

  • Sunday, 24 October 2021
Simultaneous Elephant, Tiger Census In Odisha From 2022
Simultaneous Elephant, Tiger Census In Odisha From 2022

The headcount of tigers and elephants will be conducted together for the first time from next year (2022), Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Odisha, Shashi Paul informed on Thursday.

  • Thursday, 26 August 2021
Satkosia Tiger
With Tiger Count At 28 In 2018, Fresh Big Cat Census Begins In Odisha

The census will take place in 20 forests across the State this year. As many as 15 forests were covered during the last census in 2018. 

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Tiger Census in Odisha from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The week-long annual Tiger census in Odisha will be undertaken in all forest divisions from tomorrow, informed Secretary, Forest and Environment, Suresh Mohapatra on Thursday. Official sources said, nearly 900 cameras will be installed at several forest divisions to count tiger population using the camera trap and other indirect evidence methods like pug identification […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Tiger census confusion
Tiger population in Odisha: Another number spills out, baffles experts

Bhubaneswar: The number of estimates on count of tigers in Odisha could very well outstrip the actual population of the endangered species in the days to come- and the irony could be, we still may not know it. After the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) came out with its census figures in 2015, it pegged […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Black tigress found in Similipal National Park

Bhubaneswar: The wildlife lovers have a reason to rejoice as the presence of a rare black tigress and her two cubs has been found in Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district. “We had observed the movement of the tigers through camera traps installed in several areas inside the Park during the second tiger census which […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Fresh tiger census in Similipal from today

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Forest department will conduct a fresh census of tigers in Similipal National Park from today. The exercise will continue till April 30 during which the park will remain closed for visitors for at least two weeks. The fresh head count, which has already been completed in other wildlife divisions of the state, was […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Fresh tiger census in Similipal from April 17

Following the reports by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) on the number of tigers in Odisha which was at variance with its own, the State Forest department has decided to conduct a fresh tiger census in Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district from April 17

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Tiger census begins across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Tiger census began across Odisha on Friday. According to sources, along with Kuldiha Sanctuary, census is being conducted at 27 units of Nilagiri and Soro forest ranges. In Nilagiri, census is being done across 5,904 hectares of reserve forests. In Nilagiri’s eight units, three foresters and eight forest guards have been assigned for the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Tiger census begins in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The biennial census of the big cat began today across different forests of Odisha, forest officials said. The census will continue till February 22 and more than 900 cameras will be used to carry out he census, they said. The state government has joined the National Tiger Census Authority (NTCA) to count the big […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Tiger Population Improves To 2,967 In 2018: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the number of tigers in India has increased from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018, achieving the target of doubling the wild cat’s population four years ahead of deadline. Modi released results of the fourth cycle of All India Tiger Estimation at his official […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Odisha Likely To Go For Big Cat Census Next Summer!

Bhubaneswar: Hinting that the State government will carry out another tiger census in next summer season, Odisha Chief Wildlife Warden Ajay Kumar Mohapatra today stated the tiger census carried out by the central agencies have ignored many forest divisions where big cats have been spotted. A controversy has emerged after the Central government claimed in […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Tiger Census: Odisha Scores Zero In Four Years!

Bhubaneswar: Being a home to nearly 70 per cent of the world’s tiger population, India has achieved its target of doubling the count of big cats much ahead of the 2022-deadline. Unfortunately, Odisha has no contribution in this feat achieved by India as the fourth iteration of the All India Tiger Estimation (AITE) conducted in […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021