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Indian Tigers become part of JetPrivilege family

One of the biggest threats to biodiversity is the human-wildlife conflict and we have seen how our national animal – the Indian* tiger – is at the losing end of this conflict. Where once tigers roamed freely, alarmingly, India is now home to only 2226 of these magnificent beasts due to territory encroachment and illegal poaching. JetPrivilege is passionate about protecting the intrinsic beauty of our...

PRESS RELEASE on the TIGER TEMPLE in THAILAND

To Mr. Thanya Netithammakun Director General of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation 61 Phol Yothin Road Ladyao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900 26 February 2018 Dear Sirs, On behalf of the undersigned organisations, we are writing to urge you to revoke a zoo licence that has been issued to Golden Tiger (Thailand) Co. Ltd in Kanchanaburi, formerly known as the Tiger Temple Co. Ltd, an offshoot entity from the Tiger...

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Compassionate Feeding of Wildlife is NOT Conservation

The trend of feeding wild birds is extremely worrying and unscientific, especially so for the pigeons in cities. People mostly do this for religious reasons thinking that by feeding pigeons they are helping the 'poor' and 'hungry' birds and perhaps this helps in washing away their sins! Grains are purchased and scattered literally in heaps for the pigeons to feed. People who indulge in this...

Hazel at with TCF Kaziranga

In Indian wilderness and countryside

More than 24 hours after leaving Edinburgh, I finally touched down in Guwahati airport and embarked on the 5 hour drive to my final destination. I travelled to India to conduct research into the understanding of lameness in domestic cattle, being farmed in the rural villages of Kaziranga. On arrival I was greeted by The Corbett Foundation, a wildlife conservation organization with branches in Corbett,...

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TCF blogs anew-Welcome!

The wait is over! After a brief hiatus, The Corbett Foundation is back with an all-new blog! Our experiences in the wild, our stand on current environmental happenings, our thoughts, opinions and a piece of our nature-loving minds - all presented in a fresh new avatar. TCF works towards a harmonious coexistence between human beings and wildlife across important wildlife habitats in India, viz. Corbett Tiger...