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...
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
Practicing Proper Land Management for a Healthier Future
Today, 17th June 2020, is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. Let's take a look at what desertification really means and why we need better land management if we are to ensure a healthier future
Sowing the Seeds for an Empowered Future: Navdanya
A description of an experience that shaped me as an ecologist and environmentalist - a day at Navdanya!
From Coast to Crest: A Photostory Journey of Kannur, Kerala
Join me on a photostory of my trip to Kannur, a coastal city in Kerala. My journey commences on the coast and takes the reader to the crest of the Western Ghats...hop on board!
Desert Carnival: Experiencing Rajasthan’s Annual Pushkar Camel Mela
The landscape is a myriad of colours, pulsing with life, dazzling, radiant. A burst of chaos amidst a sea of sand and Prosopis. My nostrils flare to absorb the unfamiliar mixture of smells, from camel hide to tanned leather to sweetmeats to sweaty horse to cattle droppings that litter the sandy soil.
Hidden Jewels of Nagarahole Tiger Reserve
A virtual safari through Nagarahole Tiger Reserve, Karnataka...hop on aboard!
Sirsi Diaries: Fieldwork in the Lap of the Aghanashini
A photostory of my field experiences in the Aghanashini Basin in Uttara Kannada dist., Sirsi taluk, Karnataka