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India: Naturally Ours

India is spread over an area of 3.29 million sq km, which is approximately 2.5% of the earth’s total land area, and encompasses a wide variety of ecosystems harbouring 7% of the world’s flora and 6.5% of the world’s fauna! India ranks among the world’s 17 most megadiverse countries. The Western Ghats, the Eastern Himalayas, the Indo-Burma region and the Sundaland – four of the...

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A complete ban on wildlife tourism in core    areas-Justified?

Is a complete ban on wildlife tourism in core areas justified? The hon'ble Supreme Court in its order dated 24 July 2012 has put a stop to all tourism activities in the core zones of the tiger reserves in India. The SC will hold the final hearing in this case on 22 August 2012 wherein the final outcome of this case will be clear. While, in...