Always do it with experts, but prepare for some confusion and questions you can’t answer
As coronovirus rampages through the world, an animal kingdom representative says the epidemic is ‘poetic justice’ and presents a charter of demands for a likely truce — ‘leave us and our habitats alone, stop pumping noxious gases into the air’ etc — and issues a warning: ‘Destroy us and destroy yourself’.
Birders and nature-lovers will wake up at unearthly hours to listen to the famous morning “chorus” of birds.
The cleaning squad of animals, whose lives' work is to clean up, is dedicated to the idea of recycling.
The annual migration of the Monarch butterfly in the US is one of Mother Nature’s technological triumphs. And their fight against predators, parasites and habitat degradation a triumph of their will.
There is much to learn from our feathered friends and neighbours.
Part I of a series on what birds can teach us, Schooled by Avians.
The black redstart stands out in the rude rabble of Delhi.
Most animals, like monkeys, dogs, cats, cheetahs and hippos put their tails to good use, and even have fun with them.
Or, what scares plants the most.
Forest stalwarts remain unsung; we need to acknowledge what they do.
Keeping a dog or cat as a pet needs to be made mandatory. When my sisters and I arm-twisted our parents into getting us our first dog, we had no idea what we were getting into, but it changed our lives forever.
The death-scarred lake once bristled with birds of all feathers
We use the names of animals derogatorily, but find it insulting if someone calls us by their names
Learning a thing or two about cleanliness from the animal world.
Children learn to love nature only by stepping into the wild
Sixteen-year-olds today will be 17 next year, which will give the politicians just one more year to clean up their act.
Stephen Alter’s exhaustive biography of the Himalayas is an exceptional tribute to the world’s mightiest mountains
Of hares and cavorting bunnies.
What happens when teenagers behave like responsible adults?