ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Project Tiger and People-A Report on Similipal

Project Tiger and People A Report on Similipal THE idea of selecting certain areas of the country for the development of a natural forest region free from human interference took shape in the early seventies. In 1973 Project Tiger was conceived. It was named Project Tiger since usually the free flow of nutrients through the complex web of nature in the forest ecosystems culminates in the emergence of the tiger. For in a natural habitat micro-organisms break up plant and animal residues to form humus which accounts for soil fertility. The resultant diverse vegetation conserves soil and enriches water. Predatory animals like tigers thrive on this kind of environment.

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