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
A Goddess on Earth (Rivers of India Series Pt. 1)
She flows, tempestuous and carefree, out of the womb of the Shivaliks and into the floodplains that feed millions of hungry mouths.
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!
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.
My Feathered Friends Pt. 1: Birds of Karnataka
Birds that I love. Karnataka hosts a rich variety of wildlife, including bird species, of which I introduce 3 today...
Parched: Glimpses of India’s Water Woes
The water from the well is bitter, sharp. Tastes like one of those pills that is supposed to solve your issues but doesn’t really do its job. You swallow, wishing for a better aftertaste, but maybe the purpose of swallowing was not for the taste but for the coolness that settles in your throat afterwards.…
Wild Shaale: Where Conservation Meets Education
Have you ever wanted to make a difference in the lives of India's rural children AND help save our endangered wildlife? Then click here to read about Wild Shaale, a unique conservation education programme! Trust me, this is a cause worth supporting
I Am Woman, See Me Soar
A village takes women's empowerment into its own hands...Read on to learn about Purkal Village and its grassroots movement, Stree Shakti. Images and experiences recounted from my visit to Purkal in 2014.