Tales from the tropical seas continue with the deceptively sedentary life forms from the ocean beds – the starfish, the sea urchins, the sea cucumbers, and other charismatic echinoderms. Many who have travelled to India’s expansive coastline have chanced upon starfishes
The coral reefs of Lakshadweep have faced two mass bleaching events in the recent past, the second one occurring as recently as in 2010. As the dead coral structures get covered with algae, the associated marine life disappears, and soon
All good things are wild and free -Henry David Thoreau I reflect upon this quote composed by the world famous nature lover and worshipper. And the words can’t help but strike my mind with their dual meaning. Free- freedom, independence, liberty, choice.