Meet Dr. Karan Singh

Dr. Karan SinghDignified. Passionate. Intelligent. Knowledgeable. Dr. Karan Singh is all these things and more. He was present at the creation of Project Tiger in 1973 and was among those who forced the world to accept India’s leadership…

Meet Vance G. Martin

Vance G. MartinPresident of the WILD Foundation for 26 years,he is the face of one of the world’s most respected programmes,the World Wilderness Congress,which has a track record of influencing governments, mass media and conservation groups such…

Meet Vandana Shiva

Vandana ShivaShe did her Ph.D on the Foundations of Quantum Theory on Hidden Variables and Non Locality in Quantum Theory. She then abandoned academics in 1982 to start the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology (RFSTE) and over the past 38 years has…

Meet Brijendra Singh

Brijendra SinghA pahadi (man of the mountains) Brijendra Singh grew up in the hills of Garhwal and Kumaon where he and his wife Dawn have protected wildlife for decades.  A world-renowned Corbett expert, Member,  National Board of Wildlife…

Meet Jairam Ramesh

Jairam RameshIn a recent interview to Tehelka, Jairam Ramesh, an economist by profession, said that India’s Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 was sacrosanct.That saving tigers saves forests, saving snow…

Meet Debbie Banks

Debbie BanksToo young to be called an ‘old India hand’, U.K. based Debbie Banks does nevertheless have years of India-experience under her belt, working consistently to protect India’s tigers from vanishing down the tubes in China. Tough, (very)…

Meet Harriet Nimmo

Harriet NimmoShe grew up in a London suburb, probably one of the least biodiversity-rich places in the U.K., and had little connection with nature through school, family or friends. Yet, she is amongst the most effective natural history and conservation…

Meet Bahar Dutt

Bahar DuttA conservation biologist, her thesis was on Amazonian primates at the world-famous Jersey Zoo.  She is currently CNN-IBN’s Environment Editor and her work resulted in the channel winning the Sanctuary-RBS Wind Under the Wings Award 2008.

Meet Dr. Y.V. Jhala

Dr. yadvendradev V. JhalaDriven by a passion for and dedication to wildlife, Dr. Yadvendradev V. Jhala (joint-winner with Dr. Qamar Qureshi of a Sanctuary-RBS Wildlife Service Award, 2008)is one of India’s most outstanding field biologists.…

Meet Bill McKibben

Bill McKibbenProlific author, avid cross-country skier and passionate environmentalist, Bill McKibben roused the world in 1989 with his brilliant book The End of Nature. McKibben sounded the alarm bell on climate change, and introduced the crisis to…

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