Overview for The Crisis of the Tiger: Is There a Way Out
This book is about the crisis of tiger habitats. The background setting is the life history of Bukkha--the famous tiger of Panna National Park. All along various issues of wildlife and ecosystem management have been discussed. Finally, the camouflaged threats to natural ecosystems have been outlined and the strategy to cope with these is suggested. It is proposed that there are certain principles which need to be adopted and implemented as a package.
Shahbaz Ahmad (Author)
Shahbaz Ahmad is a member of the Indian forest Service of 1981 batch and belongs to Madhya Pradesh cards. He did his graduation from the University of Allahabad (U.P) in 1978 and later his P.G. Diploma in Ecology and Environment from the Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment, New Delhi. He has held important postings both at the field and headquarters. As Principal, forest Rangers College, Balaghat in 1997 he visited U.K for nine month to attend courses related to natural resource management. During the European tour, he studied the forestry and ecosystem management in a number of articles and papers to his credit which have been published in various national and international journals and publications. He is also the author of two books on homoeopathy i.e. Unique Symptoms' and' A Short Reportory to Indian Drugs'. Shabaz Ahmad is an advocate of the ecosystem approach to wildlife management approach to wildlife management as against the commercial approaches, and believes in need based, role oriented gandhian approach to eco-development rather than the prevalent stake based approach. He was the Field Director of Pench Tiger Reserve before being posted as the Field Director, Bandhavgarth Tiger Reserves where he supervised the rescue operations of tiger charger and penned down his observations. At present he is posted as Conservator of Forest (joint Forest Management) in the office of the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, MP, Bhopal.