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Ringora Wildlife Corridor

Introduction India is a country which gathers one of the most high scale biodiversities in the world. It shelters more than 40 000 flora species and 75 000 fauna species. However we are facing a worrying loss of that richness, species are vanishing really fast and that is due to human activities. The overexploitation of the environment and habitat fragmentation, leads to ecosystem degradation. Despite a national will for nature and wildlife conservation, there is a progressive decline of some animal populations. For example, nowadays 27 Indian mammal  species are classified as endangered species...
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Tiger Conservation

Successful Tiger Treatment On 9 February 2011 an injured tiger was found on Kichaar road, Bijrani range, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Ramnagar. Some people from the nearby village gave the information to the authorities. As soon as the information reached the forest department they made a team of specialists and doctors. When they reached the spot they found the tiger was lying under a bush, the tiger was not making any movement and it looked dead. The rescue team went near the tiger but on elephant back. When the team reached nearer say at a distance of 10 – 12 feet the tiger charged the...
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Human Tiger Conflict

Five people killed. One tiger shot, another fatally wounded, third tranquilised in Corbett November 12. Tiger Claims first victim Nandi Devi, was attacked in the Corbett tiger Reserve forest as she was returning to Sundarkhal village. November 18. Tiger claims second victim. Kalpana Devi was attacked in the Ramnagar forest Division as she was in the forest of Chukum village. December 30. Smt. Devki Devi another woman killed near Sarapduli range in Corbett Tiger Reserve. The victim, a resident of Sundarkhal, had gone to the forest for collecting fodder during the afternoon when she was attacked...
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The Forest Haat

The Forest Haat is run by Rao Dheeraj Singh (Wildlife Photographer ) and,Amrita Singh (British Council teacher/examiner ). They fist meet in Dhikala inside Corbett Nation Park and tided the knot on the world Environment  day ( a happy Coincidence ) The Forest Haat is a place where you can sprawl out on a bean bag and enjoy a cappuccino or herbal tea with freshly baked home made cookies, while surfing the internet at this WiFi enabled cafe. If you have an urge to go on a shopping spree then there is a wide range of products, mostly handmade, to choose from: Mahaseer Conservancy (Lantana Furniture...
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Human Animal Conflict – Lantana Artifact

Back                                                                                                                         +44 (0) 207 542 2244 2049SE INDIA-WEED ARTEFACTS @ Dec 21 09:40 (6 hours ago) New question about this script Original Script Date Dec 21 09:40 (6 hours ago) Modified Script Date Dec 21 09:40 (6 hours ago) Script Version 1 Headline North Indian women use weeds to make artefacts. Services Subcon Extra Locations RAMNAGAR, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA Dates Shot DECEMBER...
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Coexistence – Humans and Tiger by Dr. Koustubh Sharma

Man-eating can be a genetic or acquired behaviour of tigers and usually a culprit individual can pass this ‘information that humans can be killed’ to its offsprings. However whether a tiger is a maneater or not can be confirmed, sadly, only after a series of events with some pattern. Ideally the culprit should be removed from the population as soon as possible, though it can take ages before getting the right individual. DNA of the tigers can be extracted from its saliva on the victims’ body if collected carefully. A systematic plan needs to be put in where the individual is identified before...
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Tiger Human Conflict, by Sanjay Chimwal

  This is high time for forest officers, villagers and nature lovers at Corbett. In a period of less than one week two ladies have been killed by tiger. In the first incident Smt. Nandi Devi w/o Shri Bhagi Ram resident of Sundarkhal village was attacked and killed on 12th of November. However, in the second incident Smt. Kalpana Devi w/0 Shri Prem Singh resident of Chukum village was attacked and killed by tiger on 18th of November.  The first incident took place at around 10.30 am on 12th November when Smt Nandi Devi was in the forest towards the Corbett’s buffer area to collect Kari patta...
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Khattas – Paradox of Indian Wildlife, by Sumantha Ghosh

Ringora Khatta is located on the right bank of Kosi River, 5 km from Ramnagar. It is surrounded by the forest of Ramnagar Forest Division and Corbett Tiger Reserve Khatta in the past were used by people from the mountains who would camp here during their barter trips locally called Dhakar to the Ramnagar bazaar. Similarly many herdsmen from mountains would camp in these Khattas as their winter dwellings with there cattle. Khatta’s are forest land and therefore the present day village of Ringora does not have revenue village status and treated like Forest village. Being located in the vicinity...
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Priceless Neema Dolls, by Frederique Lacraz

Neema In the village of Ringora, dist. Nainital, a girl named Neema is making artefact using local raw material, the “saan”. Her products are the only local creation that can be found in and around Corbett, making it priceless. But Neema is not only a brand, it represents a whole history of Kumaoni women who work incredibly hard every day. Their daily life starts early morning, where they go inside the jungle to collect firewood and grass, to cook and heat the houses, to feed the cattle but also to collect this particular grass that is much needed to repair the roofs and that can be sold at...
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Fire, a good control technique for Lantana?, by Frederique Lacraz

In the many attempts made by men to get rid of the unwanted weed Lantana camara, one technique was often chosen: the fire control. The idea of this method is first to uproot the plant, then to put the roots up in the air (to avoid them to go towards the ground and grow back again) and finally to let it dry for several days. When the plant is dry enough, it is burnt. Fire is one of the major factors for such species, which is not only depleting undergrowth but also facilitating the germination of the weed. The fire has an impact on its frequency, abundance, density and basal cover. After fire incidences...
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