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Duleep Matthai

Arjun Matthai scripts a moving eulogy to his father, Duleep Matthai, an early champion of India’s environmental movement.

Remembering Peter Jackson

This unassuming man was a hardcore journalist who fell in love with wild cats and touched the lives of diverse conservationists, writes Bittu Sahgal.

Remembering Ashok Kumar – The Old Monk Of Wildlife Conservation

Ashok Kumar’s demise has left a gaping void in the fight against wildlife crime in India, writes long-time colleague Vivek Menon.

T.N. Godavarman Thirumulpad

The extraordinary if unassuming T.N. Godavarman made history in 1996 when he won a legal victory in favour of forest protection. Bittu Sahgal remembers this quiet hero who too many have forgotten.

Chuck McDougal

Truly one of the old oaks, Chuck McDougal delved into the secret world of tigers and sculpted ethical wildlife tourism in India and Nepal at a time when shikar was still the norm.

Passionate Naturalist And Herpetologist Chirag Roy

Chirag Roy’s love for snakes, insatiable yearning to be in the wilds and an infectious, cheerful persona endeared him to all. Tiasa Adhya scripts an ode to her beloved friend.

Nutritionist And Wellness Expert Dr. Vijaya Venkat

Founder of The Health Awareness Centre, wellness expert Dr. Vijaya Venkat passed away recently, but not before sowing philosophies that will help all of us live healthier and more ecologically-sustainable lives.

Times Of India Editor Sumit Sen

Sumit SenA  great loss to us was the passing away of Sumit Sen, Editor, Times of India, Kolkata. Krishnendu Mukherjee, a Sanctuary Wind Under the Wings awardee, remembers how Sen supported him and other writers to delve into issues surrounding…

United Nations Messenger Of Peace Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai

Dr. Wangari Muta MaathaiA United Nations Messenger of Peace, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. Her list of on-ground achievements, far outnumber the scores of awards she has received from world leaders.

Wildlife Protector And Environmentalist Mir Inayet Ullah

He lived, loved and fought for Jammu and Kashmir’s wildernesses, writes Bittu Sahgal of a dear friend and compatriot.

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