The Wire: The Jungle in Our Living Rooms

The Jungle in Our Living Rooms BY ADITYAVIKRAM AND AREFA TEHSIN ON18/02/2018 Late last year, a video of a polar bear starving in the Canadian tundra left millions of viewers devastated. Whether it was a gritty reminder of the reality of climate disruption or – as others have written – a sign of disease, it was... Continue Reading →

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Hindustan Times: The Elephant Bird

  Storytellers lap up Udaipur-born author’s book Rakesh Goswami, Hindustan Times, Jaipur More than 3,000 storytellers are registered to conduct around 3,200 storytelling sessions as part of the ‘One Day, One Story’ campaign. (HT Photo)   For author Arefa Tehsin, who grew up in the jungles of southern Rajasthan, it sure is an honour that... Continue Reading →

The Hindu: Up in Arms

March 12, 2015 Up in arms AREFA TEHSIN Neocapritermes taracua termites: Double up as suicide bombers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.   Turkey Vulture: Guess its defense Mechanism. Photo: Wikimedia Commons In this concluding part, we see how the creatures have some really cool techniques to ward off trouble. Shield of poop. Blood squirting eyes. Anal attack.... Continue Reading →

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