conservation


Mumbai is one of only a few major conurbations in the world to boast urban flamingos. But a new bridge will cut through their habitat and most likely drive them away. For World Migratory Bird day on May 10, my web story (longer, more comprehensive reportage) appeared on the DW.de environment page. You can read it here: Bridge Threatens Mumbai’s Flamingos. But I also did a radio story that came […]

Mumbai’s Flamingos & the transharbour link


Black-and-orange Flycatcher BY Prasenjeet Yadav
Take a remote misty mountain range known as the sky islands. Birds that have been cut off from their fellows and doing their own thing for around five million years. A conservationist is using unusual methods to help preserve some very special birds. My story on @vvrobin & @DJEcotone’s bird beatboxing — ecology with a sountrack @DW’s Living Planet: The entire show is online and it’s only 25 minutes (with […]

Birds and the beat: a conservation story on DW’s Living ...


rhino poop paper stacked.
My January reports from Assam on elephant and rhino conservation through an enterprise that makes dung paper aired on Deutsche Welle in March. The show, World Link, is about “the people behind the headlines” so for them I did a profile of Mahesh ​Bora, who started ElRhino. I think it came out quite well, mostly because Mr. Bora is just lovely. Based on this story, the editor of the technology […]

Saving the rhino through paper: my stories for DW