Bangalore has earned the epithet of ‘nature photographers’ capital’, and Karnataka is home to a large number of keen wildlife photographers. What better way to showcase their powerful imagery than through ‘Photo-Stories’?

The Extraordinary Jumping Ant

August 01, 2015

As a young boy growing up in urban Bangalore, I was drawn to the fascinating macro world of ants. My father, an entomologist, studied social insects and nurtured my interest […]

The River Calls

June 15, 2015

The drive from Bangalore to Kanakapura is an exercise in patience. Burgeoning traffic and the physical expansion of the city limits has put a tremendous strain on the narrow highway that […]

Western Ghats – a biodiversity hotspot

March 01, 2015

Along the south-western coast of India lies the Western Ghats mountain range. These ranges are known for their rich biodiversity and natural heritage. The mountains intercept the rain-bearing westerly monsoon […]

Just Tigers!

January 01, 2015

Tigers eshtu?” (How many tigers?) was the most common question I faced from the moment I took charge as the first Director of the Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve (BRT […]

The Flowering Trees of Bangalore

October 01, 2014

With my morning cup of tea, skies still in slumber, fresh air, no sight or sound of vehicles, I peek over this open forest from my balcony and I see […]

River Tern Rendezvous

August 15, 2014

I first saw River Terns (Sterna aurantia) during a visit to Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, and fell in love with their beautiful black-capped heads, orange feet, yellow bills and grayish-white bodies. […]

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