Karnataka is the emerging hub of nature research and education. It also dons the mantle of ‘Elephant State’ and ‘Tiger State’ of India. In addition to these mega fauna, our forests have a lot to offer. ‘Focus’ does just that, with detailed articles focusing on a specific species. Flora or fauna, big or small, we’ve got it covered.


December 15, 2016

Nature is like a jigsaw puzzle. For a curious onlooker, it presents information in bits and pieces, which on their own don’t seem to convey the story in its entirety. […]

Dragons in the Canopy

November 01, 2016

As I peered through the canopy trying to identify some movement, I saw a falling dry leaf that was suddenly sucked by the bark of another tree. I realised it […]

The Vulture Story

September 15, 2016

The first Saturday of September each year (in 2016, 3rd September) has been dedicated as ‘International Vulture Awareness Day’. So, what do we need to know about these fast-vanishing birds which […]

Lacewing Life-cycle

August 15, 2016

One of the very few insects an entomophobic person wouldn’t scream and run away from would probably be a Green Lacewing. The fragile beauty of this insect can only be […]

Out of the Blue

July 15, 2016

The onset of the monsoon brings about a fantastic transformation in the diversity of life on beaches. If you are a regular beach-stroller, you have probably noticed the myriad of creatures that […]

Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the past, present and future

June 15, 2016

This article is an amalgamation of excerpts from the book Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the past, present and future, written by Harini Nagendra, a Professor of Sustainability at […]

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