Rewilding our Cities
In this article, Vijay Dhasmana, rewilder and forest gardener, shares his extraordinary journey of helping restore the Aravalli Biodiversity Park in Gurugram and shares why our cities need rewilding urgently.
A Rendezvous with Birds
In this article, Arpita Joshi writes why it’s important to protect and help birds thrive within cities as she speaks with Deepa Mohan an urban nature guide and describes the joys of city birding.
The Benefit of Befriending Trees
In this article, Srinidhi Raghavan and Arpita Joshi write about the nature of green cover in Hyderabad and report on the conversation with Sadhana Ramchander and Kobita Dass Kolli, the curators of the Hyderabad Tree Enthusiasts group.
By Srinidhi Raghavan and Arpita Joshi “One of our walks we came here suddenly and saw these flowers – oh my god, you know, that was such a lovely discovery! And now everyday I walk past it and I see the flowers – so this kind of thing where the flowers grow on the trunk…
By Arpita Joshi We wake my nephews at 5 am. The sky outside is still dark and they rub their eyes with some amount of unsaid resistance and trepidation, ruefully looking at the vacated warm bed. Shortly as we make the journey of 45 minutes and 30 kms across the eerily empty city to Hoskote…
By Arpita Joshi In the 1930’s John Maynard Keynes, the famous British economist known as the father of modern macroeconomics, wrote an essay making a prediction about the future of work. Titled Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren, the essay confidently declared that in the decades ahead work hours would shrink with greater economic prosperity and…