In celebration of our feathered friends   –     Sparrows

The chirping of sparrows in the morning is always pleasant to hear, and I’m sure you will agree that to see them feed on the grains spread into the verandah is a favourite activity for many of us. Their very presence around our homes fills us with joy and happiness. The bird we so lovingly refer to as gauriya in Hindi, chiu-tai in Marathi, and...


India: Naturally Ours

India is spread over an area of 3.29 million sq km, which is approximately 2.5% of the earth’s total land area, and encompasses a wide variety of ecosystems harbouring 7% of the world’s flora and 6.5% of the world’s fauna! India ranks among the world’s 17 most megadiverse countries. The Western Ghats, the Eastern Himalayas, the Indo-Burma region and the Sundaland – four of the...