Revisiting Nagarahole

On January 29, 2015, we headed to the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve for a two-day trip to sight wildlife as well as to unwind ourselves. Our route lay through Sathy, Asanur, Chamarajanagar, Mysore, Hunsur and Nagarahole, at distance of around 300 k.m.  from Coimbatore. After having breakfast at Sathy and paying customary obeisance to Bannary Amman at Bannary, we trundled on to the ghats, which commences from Bannary. Once…

The Forests Of Wonder

Anuranjan Roy paints an evocative portrait of Arunachal Pradesh’s treasured Pakke Tiger Reserve.

The Bay Island Lizard: My Work Companions

At the Andaman and Nicobar Environment Team Field Station in the Andaman islands, Research Scholar Vardhan Patankar finds himself some remarkable work companions.

No Deal In Paris

Environmental reporter and climate change activist Shailendra Yashwant opines on the outcome of the recently concluded, and hotly debated 2015 Paris Climate Conference. The much-celebrated results, he says, need to be taken with more than a pinch of salt.

Bamera’s Day Out

Sighting one of the most photographed tigers of Bandhavgarh, now in his twilight years, was a long-standing dream that materialised, albeit in unfortunate circumstances, writes Kartikeya Sharma.

The Green Teachers Of Gundrai

On August 8, 2015, I met the Kushwaha family in Gundrai village, Tikamgarh district, Madhya Pradesh, with whom I was to stay for six weeks as part of a rural development project.

Sacred Tigers And The Farmers Who Worship Them

Around Umred-Karhandla, the satellite core of the Bor Tiger Reserve, farming communities have started to worship the tiger, instead of the bullock, as their ‘annadatta’.

Ramble On

To love wildlife, is to love travel.

We admit that we have no scientific data to back this claim, and the lack of empirical evidence may put this in question. Yet we are willing to wager that every nature enthusiast you know spends at least some part of their day dreaming about their next foray into the wild.

Mountain Musings

A World Heritage Site, the Great Himalayan National Park has adventures on offer for those willing to venture forth. Nimesh Ved finds peace as he leaves behind footprints, but brings back memories.

Travelling Wild

As more of us seek creature comforts while outdoors, Vivek Menon reminisces about three travels he undertook to explain what it truly means to be in the wild.

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