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Rushikulya – Where The Olive Future Begins

An awestruck Arghya Adhikary takes us along his dramatic journey to Rushikulya, Odisha, where he witnessed one of the most amazing mysteries unfold – the mass nesting and hatching of the olive Ridley turtles.

Searching For Happiness At 6°46’N – 7°20’N And 93°37’E – 93°56’E

Radhika Bhagat singles out the lesser-known Nicobar Islands in the enchanting archipelago of the Bay of Bengal. She shares an exploratory tale that speaks of lush coral reefs, dense rainforests and a rich socio-cultural life of the islanders.

Watching Dolphins And Working With Communities

India is blessed with marine riches beyond compare, but our citizens are, at best, minimally aware of this heritage. Puja Mitra, the Founder-Director of Terra Conscious, is working to change this in Goa by enlisting the fishing community and the public to become frontrunners in the protection of our coasts, even as the benefits of tourism involving ethical dolphin-watching and marine exploration offers…

Rain, Egg Curry And The Zisticola

Sutirtha Lahiri rediscovers the joys of birding at the perfect wild getaway near his home in Guwahati.

When Shepherds Must Kill Their Lambs – The Story Of Once Self-Reliant Pastoralists

Travelling with migratory herders across the Himalaya from their wintering grounds to summer grazing areas, Abhishek Ghoshal talks about the ecological impacts of such pastoralism on livestock health, pastures and wildlife.

Fireflies – A Natural Remedy For “Old Eyes”

Ravishu Punia riddled by a case of “old eyes” chances upon the remedy in the form of little light-emitting beetles. Read his account of his journey to Bhandardara, his path illuminated by nature's guiding lights.

An Alternative Lifestyle – The Pardhis Of Panna

Bhavna Menon shares nuggets of traditional wisdom narrated to her by members of the Pardhi community in central India.

Zen & The Art Of Crocodile Spotting

Harvey D’Souza delightfully touches upon the magic of the Cumbarjua, how it encapsulates the spirit of Goa, plus a few nostalgic thoughts about the call of the wild.

A Party For Hornbills

Hornbills fascinate me. Their distinct way of nesting and their unique physical features leave me wonderstruck. “Such enchanting birds... who would ever want to harm them?” I wondered.

Of Alien Origins And Earthly Splendour

Sanctuary’s Senior Editor and Science Communicator Purva Variyar and Photo Editor and Senior Naturalist Gaurav Shirodkar talk about an obscure, yet enchanting destination in Maharashtra called the Lonar crater, which they recently visited. Extra-terrestrial origins, unique soda lake, rare microbial life and thriving forest, they discuss it all!

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