The Land of the Setting Sun as a Textbook

The acclaimed Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai, takes The Land of the Setting Sun & Other Nature Tales (co-authored by Dr. Raza H. Tehsin and me) as a textbook for their Grade 6 students! Thanks to the proactive teachers and librarians. Interacting with Ecole Mondiale students...

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 →

The Hindu: Hare Fall

Our article in The Hindu: Hare Fall -  Co-authored by Raza H. Tehsin   July 26, 2014 ENVIRONMENT Hare fall AREFA TEHSIN RAZA H. TEHSIN The fast-declining hare population in India calls for immediate attention, say the writers. A magician can’t pull out a rabbit out of his hat in India. Neither can Alice follow... Continue Reading →

The Hindu: Coorg and the bean talk

My travelogue in The Hindu: Coorg and the bean talk Photographs by Adityavikram More    TODAY'S PAPER » FEATURES » METRO PLUS February 15, 2014 Coorg and the bean talk AREFA TEHSIN COFFEE TALES: (Clockwise from top) Abbey Falls, sunset and Cauvery. — PHOTOS: ADITYAVIKRAM MORE  There’s more to Coorg than the coffee plantations, resorts... Continue Reading →

Painted Snipe Protects its Chicks in Panchwati nullah

Painted Snipe Protects its Chicks in Panchwati nullah.   Painted Snipe Protects its Chicks in Panchwati nullah By Dr. Raza H. Tehsin & Arefa Tehsin Our hometown, the city of lakes, Udaipur, has nullahs that carry the excess water of the lakes of the city. Our house is situated near one such nullah, which carries... Continue Reading →

The Great Birdywood Games : Book Review

Bollywood…er…I mean Birdywood is not behind humans, no Sir. It is holding The Great Birdywood Games, as the humans prepare for their 30th Olympics this year. Birds flock from all over the world to participate in this mega event to show off their skills.   Shamim Padamsee wears different hats – educationist, social worker, businesswoman,... Continue Reading →

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