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The Northeast Is Telling Its Own Stories – Is India Listening?

Tisha Srivastav interviews Rita Banerji, award winning Indian wildlife filmmaker and founder member of a new Northeastern initiative called the Green Hub.

Meet Param Jit (Pammi) Singh

From wildlife crime crackdowns in Sansar Chand’s days, to trekking through miles of rough terrain, he’s done it all. Born and brought up in Delhi, this remarkable wildlife defender has a post-graduate degree in geology from the Delhi University’s Hans Raj College and an MSc in Forestry from…

Meet Claude And Norma Alvares

Claude and Norma AlvaresThe best-loved couple of India’s sunshine state of Goa, Claude and Norma Alvares’ decades of social activism have won them powerful enemies, but many more loyal friends. Fiery activists, razor-sharp intellectuals, and supportive mentors,…

Meet Mandip Singh Soin

An India-based adventure travel specialist, Mandip Singh Soin, founder of Ibex Expeditions, is not your run-of-the-mill travel operator. Rafting, cycling, trekking, rappelling, caving… nothing has been off-limits for this daredevil explorer who takes his role as an adventure-tourist-operator…

The Deep Water Blues: Q&A With Nayantara Jain

Nayantara JainExecutive Director of Reef Watch Marine Conservation, Nayantara Jain confesses that she has her feet on the sand and her heart in the sea. After spending several years as a scuba diving…

The Deep Water Blues: Q&A With Rohan Arthur

Dr. Rohan ArthurA founder-trustee of the Nature Conservation Foundation, Dr. Rohan Arthur heads the organisation’s Oceans and Coasts programme. Rohan has worked in reef systems around India and on the Kenyan coast…

Meet Tom Kaplan

Tom KaplanIt is difficult to reconcile a U.S. billionaire who has made his fortune from extractive industries, largely gold mining, to his love for big cats, and easy to dismiss his generous philanthropy to wildlife – from tigers and Asiatic cheetahs to…

Bird-Brained And Proud

Dr. Auguste von BayernPranav Capila interviews animal cognition expert Dr. Auguste von Bayern, and comes away with a renewed respect for avian intelligence.

Meet Indian Forest Service Officer Sonali Ghosh

Sonali GhoshBorn into a family of Army personnel, Sonali Ghosh knew from an early age that she wished to be involved in forest and wildlife conservation. A topper of the Indian Forest Service batch of 2000-2003, she is armed with a slew of degrees including post-graduate…

Meet Indian Forest Service Officer Neha Verma

Neha VermaAs an IFS officer serving in Uttarakhand, Neha Verma is a committed wildlifer who has taken on the challenges of conservation and management of wildlife and forests. With her atypical engineering background (BTech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and…

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