It’s almost the end of another year, Christmas has been and gone, the beginning of a new and exciting year is just around the corner. It’s that time of year when we get reflective, look back on the previous year, celebrate the good times, try to learn from the bad. So I thought it apt to share the best of Eco Traveller with you; some of the most popular posts readers enjoyed during 2012.
This week, the Supreme Court in India has banned tourism in tiger reserves across the country in a further attempt to protect the endangered big cats. But, despite their good intentions, there is growing concern that the ruling will do more harm than good.
After discovering the mutilated remains of a tiger and 40 odd traps in Tadoba Tiger Reserve, it gave its forest rangers permission to shoot poachers on sight.