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3 Himalayan Nations join forces to carry out a tiger census at high altitudes.

A long awaited and most interesting census is to take place at altitudes of 10,000 feet plus in northern India, Bhutan and Nepal.  >The process is likely to be carried under the umbrella of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it. The main threat to the tiger in these upper reaches is habitat loss and poaching of their prey base. More on this story can be read by following the link to the new India Express.