July 30, 2012
Keeping ecotourists out of the sanctum sanctorum for tigers
So, ecotourism has been considered an important component of conservation efforts. The Indian Supreme Court, however, has decided that tigers may now also be saved from ecotourists. The highest court was responding to a public interest litigation (PIL) that challenged safari tours in the core zone of the tiger reserves. The decision is an important one since it could be an important turning point for the reportedly 1700 tigers in India. A newsreport regarding the decision is available http://www.deccanherald.com/content/266647/no-tourism-core-areas-tiger.html.
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