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Forest And Wildlife Resources

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Tiger tourism in India helps visitors find a personal connection with the big cats while raising money for tiger conservation. But are the tourists well behaved in the Tiger Reserves? The way the current scenario is unfolding which you will get to see in the following video, it will be clear about the need of responsible tourism. There's hope that responsible practices can keep the cats safe and un-stressed during tours.
Can India's Tigers and Tourists Get Along? | National Geographic
4 mins
With fewer than 4,000 of these iconic animals in the wild today, tiger populations have been in a rapid decline over the past century. These already endangered big cats are being driven towards extinction, as demand for tiger products continue. Through this video we will learn how traditional Chinese medicine, tiger bone wine, and even selfies are complicit in this destruction.
What's Driving Tigers Toward Extinction? | National Geographic
6 mins
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plants, animals and fungi. The IUCN Red List includes a wealth of information which is used to identify the pressures that are pushing species towards extinction across the world.
Watch this video to find out more about what information is provided in The IUCN Red List, how this information can be used, and how The IUCN Red List is becoming an increasingly powerful 'Barometer of Life'.
The IUCN Red List: A Barometer of Life
5 mins
What are pangolins? If you have never heard of the pangolin, you are not alone. This shy creature, as big as your cat or dog, is the world's most trafficked mammal with more than one million pangolins poached in the past decade. Let us learn more about the pangolin, why all eight pangolin species are at risk of extinction, and the conservation efforts needed to save them.
Pangolins: The Most Trafficked Mammal You've Never Heard Of | National Geographic
5 mins
The Kaziranga National Park located in Assam is one of the most precious prized possession of India's wildlife conservation. It is home to world's 2/3rd of the one-horned rhinoceros. The following video discusses the journey of the conservation efforts of one-horned rhino's in Kaziranga National Park.
Inside Kaziranga: counting one-horned rhinos
5 mins
This video mentions the meaning and importance of World Wildlife Day 2021 which is celebrated every year on 3rd March. The theme of World Wildlife Day 2021 was "Forests and Livelihoods : Sustaining People and Planet".
World Wildlife Day 2021 | 3 March | Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet | Fauna
5 mins