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Scientists quarrel over India's tiger numbers

Have India's tigers increased by 30 per cent in the last four years? Some scientists question the numbers. Rashme Sehgal reports for Rediff.com on the debate. Scientists across the globe are......

'India may have got its tiger success story wrong'

A new study has indicated that methods commonly used in censuses of tigers and other rare wildlife put the accuracy of such surveys in doubt. The study conducted at University of Oxford focused on......

Why India should be worried even though tiger numbers are up

Image: An Indian Royal Bengal tiger at the South Khairbari nature park near Siliguri. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters   'We are rushing to 'develop' without carefully valuing natural......

Padma awards announced, no word on Bharat Ratna

President Pratibha Patil has approved the conferment of Padma Awards 2012. This year the president has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of......

Padma Vibhushan for Mario Miranda, Bhupen Hazarika

President Pratibha Patil has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2012. This year the President has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of......

Kudremukh to wake up to a new dawn

As the sun goes down on 2005, there will be cause for both rejoicing and depression over Kudremukh. The depression will mainly be among the 2,500-odd employees of Kudremukh Iron Ore Company, who......
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Experts doubt high tiger count

Claims that India is home to 2,226 tigers may not be the actual status of tiger population. Sundarbans (West Bengal): At first, the numbers... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150418/nation-current-affairs/article/experts-doubt-high-tiger-count
30 rise in tiger population Reality or victory only on paper

At first, the numbers seem impressive: India's tiger population has gone up 30% in just four years. The government lauded the news as astonishing... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/30-rise-in-india-s-tiger-population-reality-or-victory-only-on-paper/article1-1338171.aspx
Decision makers need not balance science versus nonsense on GM crops

New Delhi The moment you say GM food, you see a phalanx of activists lining up to shoot down any discussion on allowing it in India. But many... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a542239.html
A fine balance

It cannot be stressed enough that of the total geographical area present in India, less than five per cent is protected for wildlife. There is... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/465995/a-fine-balance.html
Expert questions tiger count methodology

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Make public raw field data of last year's tiger count: Ullas Karanth Challenging the methodology... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/expert-questions-tiger-count-methodology/article6994624.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Andhra%20Pradesh&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo

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