NCF newsstand

A new year is here and we wish everyone a wonderful 2011 and many exciting days ahead! Here at Ecologic, we shall continue to carry interesting articles about nature, people, landscapes, and conservation issues written by our biologists and staff, which also convey a flavour of the places where we work. In an effort to […]

Nobody’s heroes: our forgotten forest watchers

M D Madhusudan & Pavithra Sankaran It was an hour after dawn. Siddarama, a forest watcher, was walking to the Tiger Reserve’s headquarters from his village a good six kilometres away, when he heard the faint sound of voices. Suspicious, he approached quietly, and saw three men sitting by a stream, smoking and chatting. Two […]

A red flush of leaves

(By T. R. Shankar Raman and Divya Mudappa) Splashes of red dot the evergreen canopy, like blood on green canvas. The canarium, stately white and tall, holds a red flush of new leaves above verdant, multi-hued forest. Skimming spectacularly over the trees, a great hornbill brushes grandeur onto the canvas. In the company of hornbills, […]