Only over a thousand mountain gorillas exist in the wild today, with about half their population concentrated in Uganda. Bwindi impenetrable forest is one such site where trekkers can come up close and personal with these majestic primates. The gorillas are
The theme for this year's World Wildlife Day is 'Forests and Livelihood: Sustaining People and Planet'. In this special feature, Dr. Naveen Pandey gives an insightful account of forest conservation measures in Asia - their successes, lessons to be learned and
Balconies can be portals to many magical worlds. Shweta Mukundan discovers one such world in her neighbouring Laburnum tree, which consistently treats her senses via its incredible bird life. Balconies are great vantage points to witness what goes in the world outside.
Manas – a land of beauty as well as strife, as experienced first hand by Pallabi Chakraborty. It was the morning of the 26th February, 2020 and I sat in Binita’s room (Binita Baruwati is my friend and ex-colleague who works as
The Ramsar Convention’s broad definition of wetlands can be used to describe some 27000 odd waterbodies in India; although the country has been oddly neglectful of these which have, directly or indirectly, been the source of life and livelihood of
Will the Tiger continue to burn bright or eventually vanish from sight, ponders ecologist Anushree Bhattacharjee, as she recounts her experience in Corbett Tiger Reserve. The first tiger I ever saw in the wild was a dead one. It was nearly
Travelling to the wildlands of Indian wilderness is a moving experience especially if you get to capture in-frame nature at its best. The Stag at Twilight The sun was setting on the meadows of the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve as I was
A trip down memory lane when our young guest editor, the 8-year-old Agastya shared his personal experiences of the amazing wildlife he encountered. Before I saw the Gaur in Chitwan National Park of Nepal, I used to think that the Yak