The Indian Express: The Elephant in the Room

  The Elephant in the Room Worry not if someone equates you with animals. Here’s why you should wear it as a badge of honour. Written by Arefa Tehsin and Adityavikram More | New Delhi |  Our culture has an arsenal of animal-related abuses, demeaning them. It should be the other way round. In a mega... Continue Reading →

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New Book Release – Steed of the Jungle God

Hot from the press - Steed of the Jungle God! Fondly known as the Vasco de Gama of Mewar forests, the veteran naturalist Dr. Raza Tehsin recounts his encounters with the mysterious, which can be attributed to ghosts and spirits, through his 70+ years of jungle wanderings, and his quest for rational explanations behind these... Continue Reading →

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 →

Talks at Bookaroo, Bangalore 2017

Talks at Bookaroo, Bangalore 2017   The schedule of my talks/sessions at Bookaroo, Bangalore 2017. Venue: Freedom Park Bookaroo Speaker Profile: http://www.bookaroo.in/year/2017/bengaluru/ Arefa grew up treading jungles with her naturalist father. She was often found trying to catch a snake or spin a yarn. Ex-Hon. Wildlife Warden, Udaipur, she’s the author of several books and columnist... Continue Reading →

The Hindu: Love them all

YOUNG WORLD LOVE them all! AREFA TEHSIN  MARCH 03, 2017 00:00 IST Today is World Wildlife Day. A day for us to rally together and address ongoing major threats to wildlife including habitat change, over-exploitation or illicit trafficking. Baba Dioum, a Senegalese forestry engineer, summarized it to three simple lines, “For, in the end, we... Continue Reading →

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