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New reports show India's tiger population increased for the first time in decades.
U.S. Government, World Bank, GEF, Leonardo DiCaprio and World Wildlife Fund Among Those Making Major Financial Commitments St.
Since about 1900, when tiger records were first kept, their numbers are the lowest they have ever been, with conservationists warning that the world has limited time to save the species.
Tiger poachers in Bangladesh could soon face harsher prison sentences once new amendments to the existing poaching laws take effect, which is primarily aimed at protecting the critically endangered Bengal tiger, an official said on Monday.
The first ever overall nation-wide estimate of the tiger population brought a positive ray of hope among conservationists.
In southern India, over 15,000 people protested against the extension of a new tiger reserve Tuesday, despite official assurances that they will not lose their homes to the sanctuary.
A bill to restore land rights to millions of poor tribal people in India could mean the end for India's endangered wild tigers, eliminating much of their protected habitat, conservationists warned Friday.
An intriguing love triangle set in the world's largest tiger reserve is being turned into a Bollywood film, in a rare celluloid adaptation of a best-selling Indian novel.
By Bappa Majumdar KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - An intriguing love triangle set in the world's largest tiger reserve is being turned into a Bollywood film, in a rare celluloid adaptation of a best-selling Indian novel.
Authorities in eastern India have arrested 30 poachers in the world's largest tiger reserve this year against 40 caught in 2004 and 2005, officials said on Monday.
- An armed gangster.