Tag: Tiger Population

International Tiger Day: Re-wilding of Nandankanan tigers on the cards 
International Tiger Day: Re-wilding of Nandankanan tigers on the cards 

Re-wilding of wild animals is a process wherein captive-born animals learn to survive in natural environment. 

  • Friday, 29 July 2022
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
Rehabilitated Satkosia locals a harrowed lot as govt plans home for tiger couple

Angul: New Raigoda is the name of the project built on government land near Saruali village under Nuakheta police limits of Angul district to rehabilitate the villagers of Raigoda, located inside the core area of Satkosia Tiger Reserve. The project will also pave way to give natural environs in the core area to a tiger […]

  • Friday, 23 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
tiger population
Odisha's tiger population could be 80, says minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today claimed that the number of Royal Bengal Tigers (RBTs) can be 80 in the state, instead of 40 as estimated by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). State Forest and Environment minister Bijayshree Routray gave this figure while replying to a question on the reduction of tiger population in the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Jairam urges Naveen to save tiger population in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over the alarming decline in the number of tigers in Odisha, senior Congress leader and former Union Environment and Forests minister Jairam Ramesh has urged the state government to take urgent steps to save the population of the magnificent predators in the state. In a letter to chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Tiger population up by 6%, need more measures to protect them: Experts

Baripada: Noting a six per cent rise in the tiger population in the country, experts today suggested a need for greater flexibility to increase habitat for the feline for their protection. Speaking at the national workshop on monitoring systems for tigers intensive patrolling and ecological status, Y V Jhalla, a principal scientist of the Wildlife […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Presence of tigers traced in 3 new places in Odisha: Minister

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the ongoing tug of war between the Odisha government and the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) over tiger population, State Forest and Environment Minister Bijayshree Routray today informed that Royal Bengal Tigers have been sighted at three new forest divisions of the State. Official sources said that presence of tigers have been confirmed […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021