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 |  Wild Ways  |  5-minute read
Nature, Floods, Assam, Village rockstars

How nature and culture come together to make 'Village Rockstars' a truly regional film

The non-human characters, like the flood, paddy fields, and the natural landscape are almost as important as the people in the movie.


 |  6-minute read
Urbanisation, Capitalism, Extinction, Nature

Go on, eat crow. How we are sacrificing everything non-human at the altar of commercial greed

Climate change over the next 50 years is expected to drive a quarter of land animals and plants into extinction. What then?


 |  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.


 |  4-minute read
Birds, Nature, World sparrow day, Sparrow

It's World Sparrow Day: What Twitter users tweeted about saving the tweeting bird

It's the state bird of both Delhi and Bihar.


 |  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.


 |  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.


 |  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.


 |  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.


 |  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.


 |  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.