Roar for Tigers

Pilibhit foresters face protests over illegal fellings

Pilibhit foresters face protests over illegal fellings

Sep 30, 2014

PILIBHIT: A team of Pilbhit tiger reserve officials who accused a villager of illegally felling trees in the forest had to face the wrath of the residents of four villages who supported the “accused”. The accused villager, in turn, filed a complaint against a deputy range officer and a forester of the tiger reserve at the local police station. Supporting him, the people from four villages staged a demonstration at the office of the range officer concerned on...

Missing tigress, cubs reappear after 2 years

Missing tigress, cubs reappear after 2 years

Sep 29, 2014

PILIBHIT: In what has baffled wildlife experts, a tigress and her two her cubs which had mysteriously gone off the radar of forest officials in 2012 have been spotted in the Deuni dam area of Pilibhit. The family, which used to be seen roaming the grassland along Deoha and Kailash rivers, sometimes crossing sugarcane fields and at other times preying on wild boars and nilgais, have been spotted again. Forest and wildlife officials, who say it is rare but not unprecedented to...

73 districts are tiger poaching hotspots, finds study

73 districts are tiger poaching hotspots, finds study

Sep 27, 2014

Poaching continues to be the key threat to tigers in India, finds a latest study conducted by Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) and Snow Leopard Trust. It identifies 73 districts in central and south India as current tiger crime hot spots. The study – Tiger poaching and trafficking in India: Estimating rates of occurrence and detection over four decades – by wildlife biologist Koustubh Sharma along with Belinda Wright, Tito Joseph, Nitin Desai of...

पीलीभीत में महोफ, माला और हरीपुर के निलंबित रेंजर बहाल

पीलीभीत में महोफ, माला और हरीपुर के निलंबित रेंजर बहाल

Sep 24, 2014

पीलीभीत : टाइगर रिजर्व के महोफ, माला एवं हरीपुर रेंज के निलंबित वन क्षेत्राधिकारियों को बहाल कर दिया गया है। उनकी तैनाती किन रेंजों में की जाएगी, इसके अभी कोई दिशा...

जंगल में अपराध हुए कम, अपराधी भी गए जेल – डीएफओ कैलाश

जंगल में अपराध हुए कम, अपराधी भी गए जेल – डीएफओ कैलाश

Sep 23, 2014

पीलीभीत जैसे छोटे से शहर को टाइगर रिज़र्व  का दर्जा मिलना किसी सपने के पूरे होने से कम नहीं है। इस उपलब्धि से पहले इस शहर का वजूद एक दायरे तक ही सिमटा हुआ था। कोई इसे...