Finding yourself bored at home during the lockdown? Check out my series of reading lists based on books I love. My first reading list includes books on nature and wildlife, with links to purchase books on Amazon.in and Amazon.com!
Happy Earth Day 2021!
"And I knew that as long as I responded, in both a physical and mystical way, to the natural world-sea, sun, earth, moon and stars – I would never feel lonely upon this planet."Ruskin Bond As an ecologist, I adore the natural world. Fieldwork – true back-breaking, exhausting fieldwork – fuels me and pushes me…
Musings of a Field Ecologist
When people look at me, they can't seem to accept that a city girl like me is passionate about ecology fieldwork and wanders about in forests and wetlands for a living. Well, here are my thoughts on this unique and always-interesting lifestyle that I have chosen!
The Fire Tree
A reminiscing piece on my favourite tree, the gulmohar or Royal Poinciana, which lines the streets of Mylapore, Chennai...
To Whom Do Our Forests Belong?
The rights of forest dwelling communities have long been disputed and discussed by the conservation community in India. Here's my take on this nuanced issue on World Wildlife Day 2021...
A Love Affair with Kites
Meet the black kites of Mumbai in this short piece highlighting my love for these adaptable raptors!
Walking with the Caretakers of the Forest
Any researcher working in conservation will tell you about the importance of the stalwarts guardians of nature - forest guards. Here is a quick story on one of my many experiences learning from forest guards in India!
This Margazhi, get your creative fix during the pandemic by trying this fun challenge by Aalaap Concepts! Grab your sari, wear your headphones, and let's get started!
A Must-Watch Nature Film Festival!
Journey into the wild heart of our planet with this virtual film festival...without even leaving your room!
The Revival of the Hargila
Learn how one determined woman and her army saved Assam's most maligned wetland bird - the hargila