The Indian Express: World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day: How turtles are different from tortoises and other facts It is quite easy to tell them apart just by looking at their limbs from a distance. Turtles have webbed feet and tortoises have firm, rounded feet. Turtles have been around for nearly 220 million years. (Source: File photo) World Turtle Day: Turtles... Continue Reading →

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A Small Win for Road Safety

It was happy summer afternoon when Aditya and I were driving down on the Pune-Mumbai Expressway. We had our holiday hat on. Suddenly, a vision surfaced - a horse trotting right towards us! After our near fatal accident, Aditya decided to take on the road authorities and fought a case against them for the last... Continue Reading →

The Indian Express: Around a Campfire

What Draws City Dwellers to go on a Camping Trip  Written by Arefa Tehsin | Updated: May 5, 2019 Photographs: Adityavikram More Open skies: The chance to experience solitude, even when enjoying the camaraderie of friends, is what attracts city dwellers to camping. (Photos: Adityavikram More) Coming from a family of naturalists and some of the... Continue Reading →

The Indian Express – Living Among Lions

Living Among Lions By Arefa Tehsin Photos by Adityavikram More In Kenya, where the wild is nigh, and the head held high Caption: Sights and sounds: (From top) A cheetah mother with her young ones. (Photo: Adityavikram More)My introduction to Kenya was through two real-life stories — the man-eaters of Tsavo and my father’s Zanzibar-wale... Continue Reading →

Young India Book reviews Amra and the Witch

Amra and the Witch Author: Arefa Tehsin Illustrator: Chetan Sharma age group: 7+ yrs Number of pages: 66 Publisher: Duckbill Themes: fears witches Indian village Genre: fiction Amra was in trouble. Big trouble. As, in the popular adage, “Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong." Well, that was exactly what Amra’s day was like. First, the... Continue Reading →

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