Flora and Fauna

I was a tree in my last life!

I think I was an amaltas tree in my last life.   Why else does a frisson run up my spine each time I look at that fount of yellow sprinklers? If you want to see Nature manifest its generosity, amaltas (Indian laburnum or Cassia fistula) can be a good study. By early April leaves shed and… Read More I was a tree in my last life!

Conservation & Sustainability

10 Steps You Can Take to Conserve Wildlife: World Wildlife Day 2020

World Wildlife Day 2019 The earth has a population of seven and a half billion. If every single individual committed to make a difference, however small; to preserve the wild life, this planet would be a richer and nourished place. Together, every small step of ours would lead to a significant ripple effect. On 20… Read More 10 Steps You Can Take to Conserve Wildlife: World Wildlife Day 2020

Tiger safari in India

THE WONDERS OF WINTER AND THE MAGIC OF SPRING IN CENTRAL INDIAN FORESTS

“No winter lasts forever; No spring skips its turn.” – Hal Borland Winter evokes distinctive images in our minds eye. The wispy glow of the sun, a crispy, cool, rejuvenating breeze, skies laden with nimbus clouds, a snow quilted landscape, or just misty hill tops. Have you ever experienced winters in the forests of Central… Read More THE WONDERS OF WINTER AND THE MAGIC OF SPRING IN CENTRAL INDIAN FORESTS

Flora and Fauna

TEN OF NATURE’S INTERESTING DEFENCE MECHANISMS

TEN OF NATURE’S INTERESTING DEFENCE MECHANISMS The natural world revolves on the “Survival of the Fittest”; a theory based on the roles played by the predator and the prey. Nature and all it’s beings as we know are interdependent on each other. In a bid to protect and save themselves from their prey, some species… Read More TEN OF NATURE’S INTERESTING DEFENCE MECHANISMS

Flora and Fauna

Interesting Facts About Woodpeckers – Birds in Kanha

Interesting Facts About Woodpeckers – Birds in Kanha Just imagine, you banging your head against a wall or a tree all day long. Painful, isn’t it? Then how does these little fellas, the woodpeckers get away with any injury despite pecking trees most of the time? Studies have shown that the little drummer’s skull is… Read More Interesting Facts About Woodpeckers – Birds in Kanha