What is common to a water weed and a thorny shrub found in India, a rodent mammal found in Australia and a New World perching bird, asks Maitreya Sukumar, one of our youngest Guest Editors.
Aliens or Invasive species
Let me give
Come and serenade the season of monsoon with Katie Bagli, and our eternal love-affair with the season which brings with it the fruitfulness of spring and summers, and the fulfilment of autumn. Each year most of us look forward to the
Spiders are so needed, and yet so misunderstood. They have, in fact, coined a term to describe the fear of spiders! Arachnophobia! And yet, one can but marvel at the amazing shapes, geometric precision and quality of their spun webs. We
Most animals depend directly or indirectly on leaves that serve as continuous suppliers of life-supporting oxygen, and also as kitchens where food is prepared for the plant. But these amazing kitchens also double up as homes for a host of