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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

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…

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