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VARIETY

 |  Wild Ways  |  6-minute read
Trees, Dust storms, Climate change, Nature

Why dust storms have left so many fallen trees in Delhi in their wake

With rising, apocalyptic air pollution, trees are a natural buffer we will literally choke without.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Nature, Letters, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi

How Nehru’s letters to Indira Gandhi helped turn her into a nature lover

[Book extract] Correspondence between daughter and father further suggests what Indira voraciously pored over in 1932.

LIFE

 |  Wild Ways  |  7-minute read
Delhi, Nature, Spring

How spring in Delhi helped me overcome the grief of my father's illness

As our angiographies and CAT scans carry on, somewhere also, a vivid flower is blooming.

POLITICS

 |  Wild Ways  |  4-minute read
Fire Safety, Nature, National Museum Fire

Delhi lost a childhood treasure in museum fire

That feeling of knowing friends who were much older, appearing indestructible in their reality, are gone forever is not flameproof.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Nature, Birds, Wildlife, Delhi

Where birders like me from Delhi can go and see rare cranes and more

The petite bird was spotted in Dhanauri, a bird-watching hotspot about 50km from Delhi.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Nature, Wildlife

Into the wild, a map every Indian must see

Dr Rohan Chakravorty illustrates the country's lush forests, wetlands and wildlife through beautiful caricatures.

LIFE

 |  Growing Pangs  |  4-minute read
Nature, Environment, Wildlife

We need to pass our love for nature to children

World Wildlife Week starts on October 2, celebrate it by taking a walk in the park or having a picnic.

VARIETY

 |  Breaking views  |  1-minute read
Nature, Wildlife

Image of the day: When a blackbird rode a hawk

A visitor to the DeSoto and Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuges in Iowa and Nebraska recently snapped an incredible photograph, which was released today by the US Department of the Interior.

VARIETY

 |  Breaking views
Nature, Mexico. Volcanic Eruption

Have you seen this? Mexico's 'Volcano of Fire' erupts

Local government said the volcano was showing signs similar to a major eruption in 1913.