K Ullas Karanth, an authority on tigers, in conversation with V Shoba
How much longer before India too falls prey to the darker side of conservation?
Tigers have killed more than 50 people around the Tadoba Andhari reserve since 2006. Why is Maharashtra’s Chandrapur district turning into India’s bloodiest tiger conflict zone?
There are brave forest officers who are doing their utmost to save Indian wildlife from poachers. But even their best efforts could prove too little, too late.
Four tigers found dead in less than a month, within a triangular patch of about 40 sq km in the heart of one of India’s best reserves. Natural deaths? Infighting? Poaching? With the media rife with speculation, Open cuts through the clutter to find some answers.