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Living Together

Posted by: Bittu Sahgal on

"Believing as I do that man in the distant future will be a far more perfectcreature than he now is, it is an intolerable thought that he and all other sentientbeings are doomed to complete annihilation after such long-continued slow progress." 

Charles Darwin

"Live together and flow with nature's tide. Or die alone." That's the


What's it like in Copenhagen?

Posted by: Linkesh Diwan on

Copenhagen is an amazing city. It's been billed as the happiest city in the world (a fact proudly related to me by two different Danes on an equal number of different occasions). The first thing we noticed when stepping off the plane was that it was quiet... silent! At the Airport! And what was really interesting was seeing

Our Forests Weed-ed!

Posted by: Sameer K S on

This is something which I have been wanting to write for quite  sometime. As I'm new to this blog, I think this would make a nice begining.

This is relating to a recent trip of mine to Kabini Jungle Lodges and Resorts on the banks of river kabini, which is also one of the foremost wildlife resorts in the country. I say


Sure we get all kinds of tourists....noisy, unsensitive and touristy kinda crowd....sure they dont understand the nuances involved in wildlife and eco tourism...but they are there because they have some liking for wildlife hence choose to be at a wildlife destination....the degree of interest is questionable...but the intent is


I would like to share  my observation and ideas,

Being brought up in Digboi, an oil town which divides a big jungle, one stretching a few square kilometres to the north and the other to the south of Digboi which strecthes towards ,Arunachal Pradesh,Nagaland further cutting into Myanmar.Growing up in Digboi itself taught me how


Of Owls and CO2

Posted by: Jennifer Scarlott on

Sometimes, the little things can make your day. This morning for the second time, I heard the hooting and trilling of an Eastern screech owl, Otus asio in some tall trees just in front of my apartment, on the shores of the Hudson River. Though screech owls are plentiful, they are usually found in deeper woods than the ones


Not Burning Bright....

Posted by: Shivir chordia on

The reality may be far more deeper and sad to an extent grim ....I would love to be challenged to prove otherwise....but most "Great parks" in India are not great anymore....infact they are hiding the greatest lies of our times. MP / Rajasthan / UP & karnataka the so called Tiger states...have an embarrassment staring at their


America, Where are You?

Posted by: Jennifer Scarlott on

The eyes of the world were on President Obama today as he addressed the U.N. on climate change. Throughout his presidential campaign, Mr. Obama promised a sea change in U.S. climate change policy. Much has happened domestically in the eight short months since Mr. Obama took office, but just weeks before the beginning of the


India has Green Kid Power

Posted by: Jennifer Scarlott on

I'm just back from a trip to India, where my 14-year-old daughter and I attended the Sanctuary/Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) Fifth Bengal Tiger Consultation at the Nehru Library in Delhi. The new Minister of Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh was a visible presence (promising to do everything in his power to save


Why are tigers in trouble?

Posted by: Bittu Sahgal on

The tiger has vanished from more half its former range within five short decades due to human land use patterns that have pillaged forested India. Connecting forest corridors  --  vital for wildlife movement and the exchange of genes -- have fallen prey to agricultural fields, canals, mines, power projects and dams.