In early October, as I trudged a well-worn trail around my favourite neighbourhood wetland, the skies darkened and the wind picked up. Presently, a relentless downpour began. I had heeded […]
India’s natural areas are gaining increasing appreciation for their beauty and also their inherent value of being ‘natural capital’. Most protection efforts are however focused only on designated wildlife sanctuaries and tiger reserves, while lesser-known natural areas face a high degree of pressure for development. We bring these ‘Unexplored Areas’ into focus, so that their intrinsic value and need for protection are highlighted.