Vivek Menon

Vivek Menon is executive director and CEO, Wildlife Trust of India

Giant Pandas at Dujiangyan Conservation and Research Centre in Chengdu, China
Eats Shoots but Not Leaves

The Giant Panda’s thumb and other wonders of evolution

18 July 2018
An Austen’s Brown Hornbill in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand
Bringing up Baby

The unique parental role of the male hornbill

16 May 2018
The Elephant Parade in Mumbai
Behemoths at the Gate

Our big intelligent social nomads and their right to safe passage

04 April 2018
Santa’s Deer
Santa’s Deer

Only a step away from being endangered

21 December 2017
Leafcutter Ants at work at the Cocobolo Nature Reserve, Panama
Size Is a Deception

Learning from the social life of Leafcutter Ants

25 October 2017
The Pygmy Blue Whale found in the Indian Ocean is about 50 feet long and weighs 50 tonnes
My Encounter with a Blue Whale

It turns to present its flank towards the boat and a fine spray mists the horizon

13 September 2017
The Melanesian megapode is a dark fowl with a red cap
Wild Chicken and the Happy Isles of Oceania

In search of the elusive flightless megapode

19 July 2017
A tiger is captured after being tranquilised at Sonitpur, Assam
Catching a Tiger by Its Tail

The future of the once fearsome predator lies in the hands of a few brave men

19 April 2017
The northern screamer, a Latin American goose, at Barbacoas Lake in Colombia
The Sound of Silence

Can the magic realism of birds bring peace to Colombia?

01 March 2017
A young male hoolock gibbon swings through the trees at Berjan Wildlife Sanctuary
Call of the Apes

Indian primates are in urgent need of conservationist attention

04 January 2017


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.


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