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The Goan Jungle Book

February 2011: A small, unobtrusive book, The Goan Jungle Book nevertheless  provides a wealth of information on a rich biodiversity section of the Western Ghats in Goa that is little known and even less appreciated. Though Goa is blessed with mega fauna including the tiger, leopard, wild dog and gaur, the author has very intentionally chosen to focus his attention on the…

The World Bank In India – Undermining Sovereignty, Distorting Development: Independent People's Tribunal On The World Bank In India

February 2011: A compilation of home truths about one of the most dangerous financial institutions in the world, which has been responsible for hastening both biodiversity loss and climate change, this book is an indictment of the social and environmental impacts of the World Bank’s lending.

Voices In The Wilderness – Contemporary Wildlife Writings

December 2010: Like bookends, the Editor has chosen to arrange her chapters with those all-time wildlife greats M. Krishnan and F.W. Champion up front and Kailash Sankhala at the end. In between she has selected a very wide range of contemporary authors with an equally wide range of styles and opinions.

Natural History And The Indian Army

December 2010: Both authors are steeped in the subject and have put together a fairly comprehensive retrospective spanning 225 years of the Indian Army’s association with wildlife and natural history.

Natural Resources Conservation Law

December 2010: The author is part of the faculty of the National Law School of India, Bangalore, and is imminently qualified to write a virtual compendium of laws that concern the natural resources of India. Chapters that range from a background on issues surrounding economics of natural resources and environmental justice provide a sort of platform on which legislation can be viewed.

Fragments Of Natural History

December 2010: Written by a consummate naturalist with a flair for both language and substance, this ‘Guide for the Informed Layperson’ would be a very welcome addition to the library of anyone with more than a passing interest in natural history.

Protected Areas Of Bangladesh, A Guide To Wildlife

October 2010: The author, a wildlife biologist, is Assistant Professor of Zoology in Bangladesh’s Jahangirnagar University. The book is an outcome of many years he spent on researching and photographing the rich biological heritage of Bangladesh, which “lies in the subtropical belt at the confluence of the two major biotic sub-regions of the Oriental Region: the Indo-Himalaya and…

Tiger, Lord Of The Jungle

October 2010: The authors use text and images to stir us to action to protect the tiger. They ask with some consternation: “Is the tiger on the road to extinction because we aren’t interested in it? Because of a lack of support for its cause? Or a bit of both?”

Satpada, Our World Of Insects

October 2010: The objective of this book is to evoke interest in insects amongst students (high school and college) and amateur naturalists and help in the identification of commonly seen ones. It is also aimed at providing a glimpse into the world of  insects and to help understand why they are such a successful group.

The Green Pen – Environmental Journalism In India And South Asia

October 2010: This is a collection of essays organised in sections devoted to: Environmental Journalism and Reporting, Science, Health and the Environment, Wildlife Journalism, Environment and Water, Reporting on Disasters, Photojournalism, Communicating on the Environment, 

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