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Behind the scenes of wildlife filmmaking

“Documenting wildlife has been one of the biggest joys of my life. It’s just that time in your life when you think ‘wow, this moment is absolutely worth this. There is nothing I would rather do, but then do just this,” says Nikhil Virdi. He adds, “ever since we have, what we call man-made and […]

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The big, bad and evil illegal trading of wildlife

Being a wildlife photographer, I have been in the wild for many years now. The beauty of nature uplifted by these amazing and beautiful animals is hard to describe in words. Yet, some people want to destroy this breathtaking beauty. Yes, I am talking about illegal wildlife trade that’s growing with each passing day. In […]

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How these photographers capture the wild through their lens

‘Being a nature and wildlife photographer is not easy but the satisfaction that comes with it makes everything worth it’. Photographs tell engaging stories by relating to the experiences of the audience. While a lot of other subjects are available, what drew them to photograph nature? Meet these nature photographers who are trying to make […]

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How this forest officer is restoring local ecosystems to save wildlife

This forest officer has been guarding wildlife in India for three decades. Meet Madan Singh Bisht a range officer from Uttarakhand who has been working on environment conservation. With poachers, smugglers, human encroachment in forests and human-wildlife conflicts continue, these forest officers have been trying to save the endangered species. One of nature’s frontline workers, […]

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What’s hindering the animal rights movement in India?

The challenges on educating people on animal rights are conditioning, culture, and disconnect from food.  If we talk about conditioning, we have all been conditioned to live and spend our lives in a certain way, for example- parents impart practices like consumption of meat, eggs, dairy, or using leather, wool, silk, etc on their children. […]

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Wildlife Trafficking: Behind the scenes of the exotic pet trade

The Earth is suffering. We are currently in the midst of the sixth mass extinction, also known as  Anthropocene extinction. This is the time when human or anthropogenic activities have a significant  impact on climate and the environment. It is undeniable that our advancing lifestyles have a significant  influence on biodiversity, catastrophically accelerating the rate […]

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How we met the wild bears of Bagbahara

Ever heard of Wild bears visiting a temple? They are taking ‘prasad’ from priests and roaming freely in the temple premises? People taking selfies with them and surprisingly they are not hurting humans or vice versa? As strange as it might sound, All these are actually happening somewhere in India and that too in the […]

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Why these endangered species need our attention

Did you know more than 37,400 species are threatened with extinction? We have yet again managed to drive some mesmerizing and rare species to extinction.  Sadly, despite ameliorating the awareness about endangered species, we still cannot confidently state if we have reached the checkpoint to let the rare and beautiful species of this world thrive. […]

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This is how climate change is impacting the ocean

This year brought some bad news on the climate change front: researchers found that ice is melting faster worldwide, and there’s a greater sea-level rise anticipated. The rate of ice loss each year has increased by 60%. A study of the Greenland ice sheet found that there are at least 74 major glaciers that are being severely undercut and weakened.  […]

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Myths and facts of veganism you should know about

Veganism is a lifestyle choice, an ethical and compassionate one. People turn vegan for different reasons, maybe health, environment, or animal welfare. If you are unsure and swayed by common myths on veganism, here are some facts from a vegan herself: Vegans and vegetarians are the same Fact: Absolutely not! Vegans do NOT consume any […]

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Why going vegan is better for the environment

The moment I started questioning where my food came from, the part of my brain that made sure whatever on my plate was edible, also made sure that whatever was on my plate was ethical and vegan. As I made more and more conscious efforts to eat healthier and more ethically, I learned a lot […]

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Citizens protest against translocation of corals from Mumbai coastal area

Concerns grow in Mumbai as the BMC seeks approval to translocate the coral reefs for further reclamation of sea for the Coastal road project. What is the project all about? The Coastal Road project in Mumbai is an under construction 8-lane, 29.2-km long freeway that would run along Mumbai’s western coastline connecting Marine Lines in […]

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Agriculture and Pandemics: the Correlation

We’re at the beginning of a new era of awakening and action or inaction, and in turn survival or disaster. With the globe becoming smaller and smaller through social media, the truth can no longer remain hidden, and with the pandemic affecting the entire world, it is time to take a look, with a new […]

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Global Weirding – How the Climate is turning out to be unpredictable

Global weirding embraces all phenomena associated with climate change: heat waves, cold spells, floods, droughts, hurricanes, blizzards, plant and animal die-offs and population explosions, new animal migration changes, and more.

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Why you should skip meat from your diet

The world today more than ever has been endorsing the adoption of plant-based diets in our lifestyles but how many of us get sensitized towards animals and try to make a transition?

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