A dramatic return to the magical wet evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, heralded by the birds and wildlife that call this landscape home.
A Nature Walk in the Rains
Documenting days of watching birds in the rain in Bengaluru....with a kitten on my shoulder for company!
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!
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
A short piece on my sighting of turkey vultures (buzzards) and a bit about this fascinating scavenger
Thinking Beyond Boundaries: Biogeography and Humboldt
The International Biogeography Society has declared today, Sept. 14, as International Humboldt Day. Find out why we celebrate Humboldt and what his pet theory of biogeography has done to shape science and our understanding of the world today!
Scavengers of the High Hills
The first Saturday of September is celebrated as International Vulture Awareness Day. Vultures are some of the most regal, efficient birds of prey to soar the skies. They play a critical role in the environment, filling the niche of scavengers. However, they are in desperate need of a PR makeover, as are most scavengers on this planet. Today, let us explore why we need our scavengers, and why they are so maligned despite their many services...
Gaj Yatra: A Voice for Elephants in 2020
What is it like, living a life in chains? The elephant is India's most revered animal and yet many elephants spend their lives in captivity. This piece is written from the perspective of a captive elephant who has been pushed too far...