Neha Sinha
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Wild Ways

Neha Sinha is a wildlife conservationist, and lover of the weird, wonderful, wordy and wild. She works with the Bombay Natural History Society and her views are personal.

LIFE

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Welcome to Delhi: The wonderland of bird-watching this spring

The Yamuna River, tucked into the farthest corners of the mind for most of the year, is being parted and cleaved by thousands of beaks and wings.

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Why India needs to adopt ecological patriotism

This year onwards, we need to pressurise our lawmakers, and ourselves, to be ecological patriots. There is really no other way for robust citizenship.

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Wildlife writing is under an Indian transformation. And here are my top five picks

Natural history and wildlife writing in a decolonised set-up has no obvious traps of power. It is instead sensitive, scientific and occasionally, about love.

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Why we urgently need to provide elephants alternate routes to move about

If elephants are to survive, much more intensive habitat management is needed.

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Wet is not waste: Wetlands may not look much to us, but they are a lifeline for birds

While India gets tens of thousands of migratory birds, we have not had sustained conservation work for many species.

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We could not save Avni. Can we now save her cubs, please?

Despite several protests, the suspected man-eater was killed in a midnight encounter. There was no state-approved vet present.

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Durga Puja is proof our rivers are not fit to carry faith

The fact that most of our Gods are supposed to depart through the conduit of flowing rivers is laced with irony.

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Wildlife Week 2018: Why India could not have had a worse week

Death of 23 lions in Gir, death sentence to 'man-eater' Avni — all these prove that it's time we looked beyond cosmetic solutions.

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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.

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#FiftyTrees: How people from different cities are documenting trees to protect them

A tree is so many things — a landmark, a protective cover, a canopy of memories and so much more.