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    Vol XXXVII No. 1, January 2017

    On the Cover

    Clownfish are among the most recognisable of all reef-dwellers.

    Photographer

    Sumer Verma

Cover Story

A Somewhat Desultory Philippic On The Occasion Of World Environment Day

It should be a day to celebrate the planet. This year, Bittu Sahgal and Lakshmy Raman felt forced to remind India that we are being deflected from the true purpose of life by hurtling blindly towards an imagined monetary nirvana, oblivious to the fact that shaking our exquisite nation’s ecological foundation threatens the economic future that seems to guide virtually every short-sighted decision that is responsible for unravelling the fabric of our subcontinent.

Feature

Nature’s Business: Connecting The Dots

From the Galapagos to the Amazon, Biomimicry Communicator Anjan Prakash travels the world to be inspired by Nature’s designs. In this 10-part column, Nature’s Business, she shares her adventures and learnings.

Conservation

Shared Goals: Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) – The Future Of Conservation

Nature conservancies spearheaded by the private sector, and supported by the public sector, might just be critical to future conservation in India, writes Zoravar Gill.

Commentary

Clear As Glass

 Shubham AlaveNature designed its miraculous systems to mesh together in stunning complexity so that life, all manner of life, could emerge, stay safe and flourish.

Scaly Tales

Giri’s Bronzeback Tree Snake

Rahul Alvares describes the Giri’s bronzeback snake and explains why it has been classified as a separate species.

Talkin' Tigers

In The Garden

Jennifer Scarlott on all of the ways that the beauty of the world we live in makes itself seen and heard, touched and smelled, in the smallest, most ordinary and often fleeting moments.

Did You Know?

Glass Frogs

A glass frog’s translucent skin allows you to peek inside its body.