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Centre says no to highways through wildlife sanctuaries
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Centre says no to highways through wildlife sanctuaries

A full stop to Kerala’s efforts to revoke the night ban on traffic through Bandipur Tiger Reserve Bengaluru: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) that had proposed to build an elevated highway through Bandipur Tiger Reserve a few months ago, has made a sudden U-turn on its stand. Going a step further, the…

Devastated by wildfire, Bandipur looks forward to reforestation
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Devastated by wildfire, Bandipur looks forward to reforestation

Mysuru: Record wildfire season has destroyed millions of trees in Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Many areas have been burned so severely that natural regeneration is not possible, making replanting necessary. Ash has covered over 8,000 acres of land across the Bandipur Tiger Reserve, which houses the highest number of tigers in India and it is the…

Fire-ravaged Bandipur receives good spell of rain
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Fire-ravaged Bandipur receives good spell of rain

Chamarajanagar: Parts of Bandipur Tiger Reserve, which faced its worst wildfire last month, received a good spell of rain on Mar.4 bringing a much-needed relief for the forest personnel, who had a tough time in containing the engulfing flames. The wildfire, said to be man-made, had reduced thousands of acres of forest land to ashes….

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…

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