Tag : tiger reserve

1 year, 3 months ago 3
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Meet Daasi, the tribal woman from the Sollepura resettlement colony, who had no clue about farming few years ago, but is now a model farmer! Written by Manish Machaiah Daasi was a widow with ten children, living in the Nagarahole forest and eking a living from selling minor forest produce. Till an opportunity to move […]

1 year, 4 months ago 2
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Almost two decades since the people moved out of the forest to start a new life, what greets a visitor at the sites of rehabilitation and forest alike is hope and wonder. His shabby clothes notwithstanding, Huliyappa Gowda is a man who earns more than what an average city-bred youngster earns, toiling long hours in […]

1 year, 5 months ago 5
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Wildlife Week Special – More and more tigers are being seen outside protected areas, leading to unfortunate clashes with humans. Even as activists push for a mercy for Avni, chances are the trigger will be pulled when she is sighted. How can we save our national animal from the pressures of human population? T1, F03, […]

1 year, 6 months ago 3
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MEET OUR STAFF: K S LOKESH, Associate Conservationist Lokesh has been beaten and chased from the forest. But he is one survivor who has learnt how to deal with the rigours of his job and emerged successful.   He has stayed in the tribal settlements deep inside the  forest at night, roamed around, to be […]

1 year, 8 months ago 0
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As Nagarahole tiger reserve tribals join the mainstream, the boundaries are blurring. Written by Jayalakshmi K Small vans crammed with household stuff come bouncing along the road and into the Masthigudi relocation centre in H D Kote. The luggage also includes useful bits and pieces of the dismantled huts once lived in. This is the […]