Project Tiger - Page 1&2:
Development Of Project Tiger | 3:
Initial Successes | 4:
An Alarming Reversal |
5: Project Tiger Today
The first tiger reserves:
The selected areas had to meet various criteria before inclusion into the scheme:
The initial reserves were:
An unpopular move:
It is a little-known fact that the period prior to the official ban on shooting, and the implementation of Project Tiger, was one of the worst-ever for tigers. It seems everyone wanted to bag a trophy before the law changed and prevented them doing so.
Few conservation programmes are ever popular at the beginning. They cost money, impose unwanted restrictions, often interfere with the plans of big business, and show no economic gain to offset any of this.
With Thanks To Aditya Singh