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A team of researchers from Stanford University, the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) in Bengaluru, various zoological parks and wildlife NGOs sequenced 65 genomes from four of the surviving tiger subspecies — the Amur; Bengal; Sumatran and Malayan tigers over three years to gain insights into genomic variation in tigers. (Representative Image)(HT photo)

Changes in tiger habitat disrupting evolutionary processes, says study

By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 02:27 AM IST
The study, published in the Journal of Molecular Biology and Evolution, suggested that the four tiger subspecies are genetically distinct, but also found inbreeding among Indian tigers because of isolation due to habitat loss.
The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has asked that core and critical tiger habitats be declared inviolate spaces where no infrastructure development or mining can be allowed.(AP file photo)
The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has asked that core and critical tiger habitats be declared inviolate spaces where no infrastructure development or mining can be allowed.(AP file photo)

Ban development in tiger habitats, advises conservation body

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2019 07:47 AM IST
Mining and linear projects pose a threat to both tiger corridors and habitat.
India now has 2,967 tigers, or 7 out of every 10 big cats in the wild in the world, according to a report released on Monday, July 29, 2019.(Subharanjan Sen / HT Photo)
India now has 2,967 tigers, or 7 out of every 10 big cats in the wild in the world, according to a report released on Monday, July 29, 2019.(Subharanjan Sen / HT Photo)

Critical info on tiger habitats missing, say experts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 10:56 AM IST
Report does not mention how many of the tigers have been documented outside reserves; experts express concern over drop in occupancy levels in north-east as officials blame sampling method
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