Nepal's Buffer Zone (image) Michigan State University Caption In the buffer zone which runs along Nepal's Chitwan National Forest, people and tigers closely coexist, both depending on the forest for their livelihoods. It is here doctoral student Neil Carter at Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability study tiger/human interactions. Credit Sue Nichols, Michigan State University CSIS Usage Restrictions Credit required Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.