Mangroves are a collection of trees and shrubs that live in the coastal intertidal region, and are extremely important for the biodiversity of that place. Tanishka had mixed feelings one morning when her parents told her that they would be visiting a
The Atlantic puffin (Fraterculaarctica), also known as the common puffin, is a species of seabird in the auk family. The only puffin native to the Atlantic Ocean, their conservation status in the IUCN list is Vulnerable (Population decreasing). After a lonely winter, Skomer
The Red fox is arguably the most handsome of all canids, a creature whose adaptability has earned it a significant presence worldwide. We explore both sides of this beautiful coin, the reasons that it is loved and the cause for
The lesser-frequented tranquil coastal Karnataka provides a once-in-a lifetime experience to avid birders with a feast of passerine and pelagic avifauna. While planning a trip for the December 2018 break, we zeroed in on coastal Karnataka primarily for its avian residents.
The NilgiriLangur, often overlooked in preference of its popular cousin, the Lion tailed Macaque, is found in the hill ranges of Palni, Anamalais and Coorg in the Nilgiri range. The Montane Sholas and rolling grasslands of Nilgiri Hills or Blue
A recent scientific study on the Tape seagrass (Enhalus acoroides), which has the longest leaves found in Indian waters and is a major carbon sink in the oceans has been published in the Journal of Threatened Taxa. A population decline has
Life can be interesting as well as calm nestled in the lap of the Himalayas. Landour, looking benignly from above, on the tourist beloved Mussoorie, has an enchanting tale to tell. Thunder rumbles as the clouds sweep in, sealing off the
Flowers and crops around the world have an equal right to brag, be it for nutrition or beautific value. Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) (Location of Photograph: Banda University of Agriculture and Technology, Banda, U.P.) Picture courtesy: Dr. Pankaj Kumar Ojha, Assistant Professor, BUAT,