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Nikit Surve

Nikit Surve conducted the first-ever official, scientific census of leopards in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, as a part of his Master’s dissertation for the Wildlife Institute of India.

Vaishali Rawat

As Vaishali Rawat’s appreciation for India’s staggering biodiversity grows with every new adventure, she is striving to popularise conservation and create a groundswell of public support for the natural landscapes on which we all depend.

Jyoti Sharma

Just thirteen years old, Jyoti Sharma conducts nature trails for students from the locality and is uniting children and adults for nature.

K.S. Smitha

K.S. Smitha has been leading her students to the tunes of conservation and she spares no opportunity to take her students out of the classroom to explore and marvel at the beauty of nature.

Shashank Dalvi

Shashank Dalvi’s interest in birds took him to the forests of Arunachal Pradesh, where he sharpened his skills as a professional bird guide and participated in bird and herpetofaunal surveys, and has evolved into a stellar naturalist and conservationist.

Ramesh Pratap Singh, IFS (Retired)

After serving in the Indian Forestry Services for more than three decades, R. P. Singh has worked through every tangent of wildlife conservation required to enable the revival of some of India’s most-visited tiger destinations.

Neha Sinha

Quitting her job, Neha Sinha took a swan dive into the world of conservation science, policy, law and governance and has used her penmanship to bolster many environmental projects and campaigns.

Kartik Shukul

Incensed by how wildlife criminals have made a mockery of the law, Nagpur-based lawyer Kartik Shukul is not only putting poachers and traders behind bars, he’s also keeping them there with his superb knowledge of the Wild Life Protection Act, 1972.

Jayachandran S.

Jayachandran S. has been at the forefront of the fight to save the Nilgiri and Sathyamangalam landscape in Tamil Nadu’s Western Ghats for over three decades.

Valmik Thapar

Erudite and articulate, Valmik Thapar has spent the past two decades leading conservation battles at every level imaginable. He has served on over 150 committees of both central and state governments.