Tracking a tiger in the wild
Image credit: Samrat Paul
Project

Protecting Tigers, People and their Vital Habitats in the Sundarban Delta of India and Bangladesh – Phase II

Duration
2021 - 2023
Location
Bangladesh, India
Species protected
Tiger Panthera tigris

Project objectives

This project aims to reduce human-wildlife conflicts between tigers and humans in selected areas of the Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve in India and the Sundarbans Reserve Forest in Bangladesh. This will be done by creating physical and illuminated deterrent barriers to reduce tiger forays into villages, training and mobilizing Response Teams to handle conflicts and other wildlife emergencies and providing improved cook stoves to households to reduce fuelwood consumption.

This project is implemented by Wildlife Trust of India, WildTeam, Jahangirnagar University.

Threaths

Human-wildlife conflict