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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…

Tiger sightings at Bandipur surge
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Tiger sightings at Bandipur surge

Mysuru: Six tigers were sighted at the Bandipur Tiger Reserve on the third day of the State-wide tiger census yesterday. Today morning, one striped big cat was sighted near the Tiger Tank. The carnivore and mega herbivore sign survey taken up as part of All-India Tiger Estimation 2018 saw a surge in both carnivore and…

Count me in too!!
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Count me in too!!

A striped cat is seen taking a dip at a muddy swamp in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve yesterday. The big cat was spotted by volunteers who were involved in Tiger Census.

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