32 episodes

Hi, I'm Lalitha Krishnan. I want to reconnect my fellow Indians to nature through storytelling and to share everything I learn by entertaining, creating awareness, and bringing back the ‘awe’ of our natural world seamlessly. Listen to relevant conservation stories. This podcast comes to you from a hilltop in the Himalaya. Download episodes free and listen at leisure. Read the show notes on earthymatters.blog Keep listening for news, views and, updates from the world of conservation. Disclaimer: Views, thoughts, and opinions (and they can change) expressed in the podcast and show notes belong solely to the guests featured in the episode, and not necessarily to the host of this podcast/blog or the guest’s employer, organisation, committee or other group or individual.

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Heart of Conservation Lalitha Krishnan

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Hi, I'm Lalitha Krishnan. I want to reconnect my fellow Indians to nature through storytelling and to share everything I learn by entertaining, creating awareness, and bringing back the ‘awe’ of our natural world seamlessly. Listen to relevant conservation stories. This podcast comes to you from a hilltop in the Himalaya. Download episodes free and listen at leisure. Read the show notes on earthymatters.blog Keep listening for news, views and, updates from the world of conservation. Disclaimer: Views, thoughts, and opinions (and they can change) expressed in the podcast and show notes belong solely to the guests featured in the episode, and not necessarily to the host of this podcast/blog or the guest’s employer, organisation, committee or other group or individual.

#storiesfromthewild #indian_wildlife_podcast #podcreator #naturepodcast #podcastfromthehimalaya #listennow #stayhome #wildlife_podcast #indianpodcast #environmentalpodcast #desipodcast #woman_led_podcast #wildlife_conservation_podcast #edutainment #conservation_podcast #withme #learnnow

    Sudarshan Shaw: Breaking Definitions of Art & Nature. Ep #30 Season 4

    Sudarshan Shaw: Breaking Definitions of Art & Nature. Ep #30 Season 4

    My guest is already famous for his visually enticing maps but he is not a cartographer by profession. I am speaking to one of India’s rising young, inspiring artist (NIFT) and author, Sudarshan Shaw whose keen sense of perception and belonging, passion for depicting, preserving local art, and love for natural history is tangible in his stunning artworks which goes way beyond creating maps. Thank you for joining me. Show notes/transcript will soon be available on my blog Earthy Matters. In the meanwhile do listen and share.

    • 20 min
    Ishita Khanna: Tweak Your Travels With A Little Mindfulness. Ep #29

    Ishita Khanna: Tweak Your Travels With A Little Mindfulness. Ep #29

    I speak with Ishita, a very brave and humble hero who happens to one of the pioneers of responsible tourism in a high himalayan desert called Spiti where she is the co-founder of Spiti-Ecosphere, a multi-award winning eco-tourism enterprise. Listen to what it takes to make toursim viable in a time when there were no proper roads to spiti (20 years ago to now) and how they face and overcome challenges post pandemic and succed at community based toursim in sureal Spiti.

    • 34 min
    The Role And Dance Of Dung Beetles: Seena Narayanan Ep #28

    The Role And Dance Of Dung Beetles: Seena Narayanan Ep #28

    The transcript for this episode is available on my blog: EarthyMatters. My guest on this episode is passionate about True dung beetles so much so they were the topic of her PhD research. Three new species of dung beetles have been discovered and named by her. I’m speaking to Seena Narayanan, a Senior Research Associate & Assistant Museum Curator at ATREE. She has prepared species pages for the Scarabaeine dung beetles of the Indian subcontinent and she manages a growing insect collection at the ATREE Insect Museum- Bangalore.

    • 18 min
    Behind The Scenes, Wildlife Rehabilitation: Jayanthi Kallam (ARRC) Ep #27 Part 2

    Behind The Scenes, Wildlife Rehabilitation: Jayanthi Kallam (ARRC) Ep #27 Part 2

    In Part 2, I continue my conversation with Jayanthi Kallam, Executive Director of Avian and Reptile Rehabilitation Centre in Bangalore and part of her amazing team including Subeksha, Ranjana, Samiiha and Veerababu to find out what it takes to make a wildlife rehabilitation centre an efficient and successful one. Show notes for Part 1 & 2 are already up on my blog: Earthy Matters.

    • 19 min
    Minimum Resources, Maximum Impact: Avian & Reptile Rehabilitation Centre (ARRC). Ep#27 Part I

    Minimum Resources, Maximum Impact: Avian & Reptile Rehabilitation Centre (ARRC). Ep#27 Part I

    We may all have at some point in our lives have called an animal rescue centre. But how many of us know you know what goes after the animals is picked up? How many people does it take to look after an injured animal? What goes on behind the scenes? I’m speaking with the Executive Director of Avian and Reptile Rehabilitation Centre (ARRC), Jayanthi Kalam and the ARRC team in Bangalore to find out what makes a wildlife-rescue centre a professionally run enterprise. Listen to her explain the different goals and roles that are part of the wildlife rehabilitation process. I’m also speaking with a wildlife rescuer and a vet in this episode. Look out for Part 2 where I continue the conversation with Jayanthi and other core members of the team. You can read the show notes for Part 1 on my blog: Earthy Matters

    • 31 min
    Unravelling the Wonders of Mumbai's Shores: Shaunak Modi. Ep# 26

    Unravelling the Wonders of Mumbai's Shores: Shaunak Modi. Ep# 26

    It is not every day a yet-to-hatch cuttlefish looks straight at you through its thin egg membrane. The incredible photo ( on the podcast cover) is taken by Shaunak Modi. He tells us about his unique experiences on his journey of discovery as the co-founder of Coastal Conservation Foundation and a key member of the Marine Life of Mumbai. Listen to his amazing stories and find out how CCF in collaboration with other organizations is bringing the treasures of the sea to the people of Mumbai and taking citizen science to new shores and the minds of locals. You'll be surprised. The show notes for this episode will soon be available on my blog, Earthy Matters.

    • 36 min

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