Bad grass-cutting advice ends in sad consequences in Kanha National Park

I have just returned from India (April 2015), specifically Kanha National Park, where everyone was talking about how some South African “experts on forest management” came in and advised the Madya Pradesh Forest Department to cut the grasses in the Kanha zone of the park. As a result, the prey animals who use the grasses as fodder […]

tiger bones are medicinal? bogus!

  Last week I saw Gordon Buchanan present his “Lost Adventures” talk at the Royal Geographic Society, and towards the end he spent some time on the topic of  tigers.  His experiences of filming wild tigers in India was so moving, but I will never forget when he said that it’s “bogus” that the Chinese are using […]