Living beside a tiger reserve
During an average year, 87% of households surrounding Kanha Tiger Reserve in Central India report experiencing some kind of conflict with wild animals, according to a new paper in the open-access journal PLOS One. Co-existence with protected, free-roaming wildlife can be a challenge when living at the edge of a tiger reserve.
Read more about the troubles locals face when living in a buffer zone, issues with compensation of livestock and crop losses. Find out what is being done to help prevent conflict in the future:Mongabay