Sharks, Sea Slugs & Other Neighbours with Shaunak Modi Mumbai treats the sea like scenery – like a backdrop – not like a living world full of creatures that are our neighbours. We can’t look into the deeps, but it’s amazing how much life is ready to meet us on the coastline. In this episode, […]
Episode 26 – It’s not every day a yet-to-hatch cuttlefish stares back at you through its thin egg membrane. Listen to Shaunak Modi unravel the marine wonders of Mumbai. Heart of Conservation. Podcast from the Himalaya · Unravelling the Wonders of Mumbai’s Shores: Shaunak Modi. Ep# 26 Show Notes on the Earthy Matters Blog
India’s Pardhis are poor outcasts—and the country’s finest tiger hunters. Some are now helping authorities track down the poachers in their midst.
The Son Gharial Wildlife Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh is one of the few places in India where you can see the gharials in their natural habitat
Eight questions (and answers) about Mumbai’s fragile coastline
What underwater sounds can tell us about the Indian Ocean Humpback dolphins
What marine life can you possibly spot on Juhu Beach amidst a sea of humanity? It takes a guided walk to find out…
This photo-essay about Mumbai’s marine life was published in the Environment Special in May 2019. The online version of the story published on April 22, 2019 can be found here.
Mumbai’s coastline is irreversibly changing. I’m documenting all her shores as I’d like to remember them, with the animals that live there and the people that live around them.
Driving along the sweep of Marine Drive or past the crowded Haji Ali Dargah at Worli, is there anyone who looks out at sea and wonders about the marine life along urban Mumbai’s massive coastline?