We feel very strongly about, and invite our visitors to debate on tiger tourism in tiger reserve core areas. We have seen remarkable improvement in habitat and tiger numbers in the few tiger reserves where tiger tourism is allowed in the core areas. Moreover, where it is allowed, it is usually a small percentage of the core area and it is strategically and systematically regulated. So we are kind of surprised by the sudden activism to totally curtail tiger tourism in core areas. An op-ed page report “Ban on tourists no boon for tigers” by C Sarath, in The Hindu dated July 31, 2012, presents a nice perspective on the whole matter.
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