Project Tiger - Page 1&2:
Development Of Project Tiger | 3:
Initial Successes | 4:
An Alarming Reversal |
5: Project Tiger Today
An alarming reversal in tiger numbers:
Once Mrs. Ghandi was no longer in Government conservation of endangered species assumed a lesser importance. By the end of the 1980s, protections that had been put in place were fraying at the edges:
Along with these things the population of India had increased by 300 million people since the inception of Project Tiger. Livestock numbers rose by 100 million animals.
It was almost inevitable that in the face of these renewed threats tigers would once again begin to vanish at an alarming rate.
With Thanks To Aditya Singh