Can we democratise tiger conservation in India?

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation   Source: TH  Context: As India celebrates 50 years of its Project Tiger (1973), there is a need to reflect on what needs to change in conservation practice in India.   Background: The Tiger is an “umbrella species”. Hence, saving the tiger means saving the entire …

4th Asia Ministerial Conference on tiger conservation:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   Context: 4th Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation was recently organised by the Government of Malaysia and Global Tiger Forum (GTF). The conference is an important event for reviewing progress towards the Global Tiger Recovery Programme and commitments to tiger conservation.   Outcome: The Kuala Lumpur …