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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

Meet Farooq Issa

Farooq IssaOwner of the famed ‘Phillips – European and Oriental Art’ that was established in 1860, Farooq Issa is a natural history aficionado and a keeper of India’s wildlife heritage.

Meet Dr. A.J.T. Johnsingh

Dr. A.J.T. JohnsinghInspired by Jim Corbett, A.J.T. Johnsingh pursued a career in field biology just so he could spend time in the forests he loves. He has trained scores of young biologists…

Meet Dr. Lalji Singh

Dr. Lalji SinghA scientist and wildlife visionary, Dr. Lalji Singh was born in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh in 1947. He graduated from the Banaras Hindu University, from where he moved to the University of Edinburgh, where he studied animal genetics for…

Meet Shekar Dattatri

Shekar DattatriBorn in Chennai, to a supportive middle-class family, Shekar’s first tryst with nature began in his backyard. It was a tiny garden that housed a large neem tree, which attracted Rose-ringed Parakeets and a Tecoma, whose flowers lured…

Meet Belinda Wright

Belinda WrightShe is the Executive Director of the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) and has lived in India all her life. Working with state forest and police officials for over the past decade, she has been responsible for hundreds…

Meet Pradyut Bordoloi

Pradyut BordoloiHe has the distinction of being one of the few Indian politicians who is popular both with activists and the establishment. Young, dynamic and in a hurry to get things done, he takes his responsibility…

Meet K.M.Chinnappa

Shekhar DattatriBorn in 1941 to an armed forces family, K.M.Chinnappa is the quintessential wildlife protector. A true son of the soil, his father was a soldier who took to farming after retirement. Chinnappa joined the Karnataka Forest Department…

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