They also aim to launch tourism circuits along the river to boost tourism.
Devastating storm surges, increasing salinity, slow death of fishing and distressed inhabitants desperately bent on migration—the Sundarbans are in the last, ticking hour of an environmental time bomb
Driven by unfathomable poverty and need, the villagers living near the Sundarbans often illegally venture into the forests to fish and catch crabs, becoming easy prey for the big cats.
Over three dozen tiger-related deaths have been recorded in the Sundarbans in West Bengal since April 2020. In almost all cases, attacks occurred while fishing on riverbanks adjacent to reserve forests.
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This exercise will provide basic ecological data on the conservation requirements for the forest department, officials said
An insatiable sea licks away the Sunderbans, leaving lakhs of lives at water’s edge