Can we democratize tiger protection in India?

β€œIt’s like a big safari park,” a Russian scientist working on Siberian tigers whispered to us conspiratorially after his first visit to Ranthambore National Park in 1996. From his point of view, the Russian Far East was a “real” wilderness. To him, all of our national parks and tiger reserves were little more than zoos … Read more

As the number of tigers grows, the indigenous people of India claim land rights

BENGALURU, India (AP) β€” It was a celebratory atmosphere for officials gathered just hours away from several of India’s major tiger reserves in the southern city of Mysuru, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Sunday, to standing ovation, that the country’s tiger population had grown. steadily. to more than 3,000 since the pioneering conservation program … Read more