Here is a unique opportunity to hear stories from the dirt tracks of the jungles: to smell the earth through people who have made forests a part of their lives. ‘From the Field’ showcases people like ecological historians, wildlife researchers, or forest department staff, and the challenges they face in their daily lives and professions. Learn from their insights on a broad spectrum of topics, gained through extensive studies and hands-on experiences.

Rhacophorus lateralis – the crafty tree frog

August 01, 2016

Bisle, in Sakleshpur taluk of Hassan district, is a quaint village nestled amidst the Western Ghats. Smack in the middle of this small village is a community hall where over […]

Globetrotters of the Asian Elephant Society

July 01, 2016

It was an early morning in March that I found myself watching birds swooping in to catch fish in the large expanse of water in front of me. It was […]

The spotted felines of India’s silicon city

May 01, 2016

A few cities in the world host large wild mammals in their neighborhood. Of these, one of the most well known is the Nairobi National Park adjoining Nairobi, one of […]

Buy Me a River

March 15, 2016

“[Bangalore] is unsuitable for development as an industrial center on a large scale.” A 1923 conference to discuss the future of Bengaluru’s water supply was the canary in the coal […]

Watering a City

February 15, 2016

Bangalore, September 24, 2015: A residential community gets a message: “Regret to inform: No water supply tonight due to short supply from water vendor” Bangalore, September 25, 2015: “Water situation did not […]

The Spider-wasp Mother

January 15, 2016

Nature’s most thrilling encounters are reserved for when you are off-guard. I have had the fortune of realizing and acknowledging this on several occasions. One such event involved an insect, […]

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