Neha Sinha

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Wild Ways

Neha Sinha is a wildlife conservationist, and lover of the weird, wonderful, wordy and wild.

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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.

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When I decided to go birdwatching in a saree

There are more accounts of men in jungles with rolled-up shirt sleeves, colonising the land in their country-side brogues, than of women going through wild spaces.

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This Independence Day, five things we urgently need independence from in the environmental sphere

We need to understand nature is the basis for life, we need planning with conservation, not destruction, at its heart.

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Why SC said quaint forest guest houses can't be transferred to private and commercial entities on PPP

Most of these buildings with high roofs and scientific ventilation are more climate-friendly than any of the new buildings.

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Why incidents of dogs killing children and livestock are rising in India

The fact that they hunt does not mean the entire species needs to be demonised and clubbed to death in acts of revenge.