Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve

Context Arunachal Pradesh at the Republic Day parade here showcased its Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve, a 17 square kilometre biodiversity hotspot. Key Details The reserve was created in 2017…

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Dholpur-Karauli Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan

Context The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) recently granted approval for the establishment of the 54th tiger reserve in Rajasthan’s Karauli and Dholpur districts. This decision marks a significant stride…

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Sundarban Bird Festival

Context Birders, wildlife enthusiasts and forest officials have sighted 145 different bird species during the first Sundarban Bird Festival. The first-ever festival was organised by the Sundarban Tiger Reserve (STR).…

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Yaya Tso Ladakh’s first biodiversity heritage site

Context Yaya Tso, known as birds' paradise for its beautiful lake located at an altitude of 4,820 metres, has been proposed as Ladakh’s first biodiversity heritage site (BHS). About Yaya…

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