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Battle-ready for Burning Issue
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Battle-ready for Burning Issue

With the onset of summer in the entire landscape covering Bandipur-NagaraholeTiger Reserves, the Forest Department is bracing up to ward off the threat of forest fires. Like every year, forest fire is a burning issue to the Department and it has to be ready to protect the wildlife zone that supports a rich density of…

Two tigers, tusker found dead
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Two tigers, tusker found dead

Hanagodu/ Mysuru: Two tigers and one elephant were found dead at Bandipur Tiger Reserve and Nagarahole National Park limits yesterday. The tiger, which was found dead at Bandipur Reserve, was prowling near the villages on the fringes of Himavad Gopalaswamy Hills and the Forest Department had launched a combing operation to trap the feline that…

Elevated corridors via Bandipur proposed: Techies, bizmen stage protest near Maddur Range Check Post
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Elevated corridors via Bandipur proposed: Techies, bizmen stage protest near Maddur Range Check Post

Mysuru: Hundreds of wildlife enthusiasts, activists and conservationists from diverse backgrounds came together this morning at the entrance of Bandipur Tiger Reserve near Maddur Range Check Post to raise their voice against the government’s proposed elevated corridor that cuts through Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The venue of the protest was between Gundlupet (Chamarajanagar) and Sultan Bathery…

Night traffic ban at Male Madeshwara Hills in two months
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Night traffic ban at Male Madeshwara Hills in two months

Mysuru: Buoyed by the success of night traffic ban at Bandipur Tiger Reserve and Nagarahole National Park where roadkills have been significantly reduced over the years, the Forest Department is all set to ban vehicular traffic from 9 pm to 6 am on Male Madeshwara Hills (MM Hills) Wildlife Sanctuary road and roads that cut…

A new celebrity at Bandipur!
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A new celebrity at Bandipur!

This tigress found in Bandipur Tiger Reserve, which is fondly called ‘Sundari’ (the Beautiful), is now seizing the status of ‘celebrity’ which once belonged to Prince, the most photographed legendary tiger of Bandipur and a darling of tourists, which died in April 2017. This tigress crossing Bandipur-Ooty Main  Road recently was captured by a SOM…

‘Rejuvenating Waterholes- The Solar Way’
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‘Rejuvenating Waterholes- The Solar Way’

The documentary ‘Rejuvenating Waterholes- The Solar Way’ is directed by S.M. Keerthi Kumar, Cameraperson, EMMRC and K. Gopinath, Technician, EMMRC. It received the ‘Best Film Award’ at the All India Children’s Audio and Video Festival-2018, organised by NCERT. The script and the research for the documentary were done by D.H. Tanuja. .  Speaking to SOM,…

Restoring forests through community participation
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Restoring forests through community participation

Junglescapes, a Bengaluru-based NGO that has been relentlessly working on restoration of degraded forest eco-systems, especially in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve, has bagged the 2017 Full Circle Award given away by Society for Ecological Restoration (SER), a world’s leading body for restoration,  head-quartered in Washington DC. Junglescapes is the only second Indian recipient of SER…

Census concludes: 18 Tigers sighted in Bandipur
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Census concludes: 18 Tigers sighted in Bandipur

Mysuru: The Tiger census conducted at Bandipur Tiger Reserve since a week has concluded. The census was conducted at all 111 beats in 13 ranges with 60 volunteers and more than 250 forest staff participating from 6 am to 10 am everyday. The volunteers and the forest staff who set off on foot collected data…

Tunnel via Bandipur Sanctuary to connect Mysuru-Kerala
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Tunnel via Bandipur Sanctuary to connect Mysuru-Kerala

New Delhi/ Mysuru:  The Centre has decided to construct an underground tunnel to connect Mysuru and Kerala via the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Since 2009, Kerala has been demanding Karnataka to lift the night ban imposed on the entry and exit of vehicles via the Tiger Reserve from 9 pm to 6 am. The ban, according…

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