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Meet Ranjit Barthakur

Ranjit BarthakurBorn in 1954 in Jorhat, Assam, to a family of lawyers, his childhood was imbued with Indian values and regular exposure to international issues. His father abandoned the legal profession in favour of planting tea.

Meet Dr. Rajendra Pachauri

Dr. Rajendra Pachauri

Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the head of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) was born in Nainital and studied in Lucknow.

Meet Hemendra Kothari

Hemendra KothariKnown in financial circles as one of India’s most trusted and accomplished investment bankers, the Chairman of DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd., Hemendra Kothari, has a lesser-known facet to his personality – a passion for tigers and wildlife.…

Meet Rajiv Bhartari – Field Director, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttarakhand

Rajiv BhartariBorn in Dehradun and schooled in Meerut, Rajiv Bhartari did his masters in botany at the Delhi University and was selected to join the Indian Forest Service even before he graduated.

Meet Sir David Attenborough

Sir David AttenboroughSir David Attenborough’s 50-year broadcasting career has taken him to the far corners of our planet and has made him one of the most recognisable faces in the world. His passion for the wilds and his exuberant love for nature…

Meet Rom Whitaker

Romulus WhitakerRom Whitaker is a legend in his lifetime. He has been largely responsible for making reptiles and amphibians more acceptable to humans who usually recoil at the very thought of a snake, crocodile or lizard. Presented with…

Meet Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

Alan RabinowitzDirector of Science and Exploration, and the Big Cat Programme at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Rabinowitz’ work on jaguars led to the establishment of the world’s first jaguar preserve in Belize. He has spent decades in the…

Meet Dr. George Schaller

Dr. George Schaller.He has spent almost 50 years in the wilds of Asia, Africa, and South America, and has studied and helped protect the tiger, the lion, the giant panda, the mountain gorilla and the wild sheep and goats of the Himalaya. His 15 books include…

Meet Sumit Sen

Sumit SenEx-banker, financial whiz, creator of www.kolkatabirds.com and digital photography aficionado speaks to Bittu Sahgal about birds, tigers and the love of…

Meet Sunjoy Monga

Sunjoy MongaHe was born in Masjid Bunder, one of Mumbai’s most congested localities adjacent to the docks and his earliest involvement with birds was to imitate the gutur... goo calls of pigeons, much to the delight of his family

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