NAGRAJ ADVE is an activist based in Delhi.
STEPHEN ALTER is the author of seven books of fiction and five books of non-fiction, including Elephas Maximus: A Portrait of the Indian Elephant. He lives and
writes in Mussoorie.
AMITA BAVISKAR is a sociologist at the Institute of Economic Growth. Her research focuses on the cultural politics of environment and development.
ANIL BHATTI is Professor, Centre of German Studies, School of Languages, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. His main interest lies in
German Literature of the 19th and 20th Century, Comparative Literature and the Theory of Literature as well as on Comparative Culture Studies between Europe
and India/Asia. He has published many articles on these topics and is Co-Editor of several books.
RANJAN DATTA is a retired tea planter who spent most of his working days in Assam.
SHEKAR DATTATRI has been making wildlife and conservation films for over 20 years. His award-winning films include: Silent Valley - An Indian Rainforest
(1991), Nagarahole - Tales from an Indian jungle (1997), The Ridley’s Last Stand (2003) and Point Calimere - Little Kingdom by the Coast (2006). He has served on
the final juries of a number of prestigious international wildlife film festivals, including the Japan Wildlife Film Festival, 2007.
SANDIPAN DEB is a cricket aficionado. His day job is as Editor of The Financial Express.
SHRIPAD DHARMADHIKARY is a graduate engineer by training and is the founder-coordinator of Manthan Adhyayan Kendra, a centre engaged in monitoring and
analysing water and energy issues. Earlier, he was an activist with the Narmada Bachao Andolan.
DARRYL D’MONTE is the former Resident Editor of The Times of India in Mumbai and the founder President of the International Federation of Environmental
ANUPAM GOSWAMI is the Executive Editor of Business India.
DIPAK GYAWALI studies the interface of society and technology, primarily around water and energy issues. He was Nepal’s minister for water resources in 2002/2003.
BHARATI JAGANNATHAN teaches History at Miranda House, University of Delhi, and is interested in the history of religion and in environmental issues, particularly
in trees—their identification, conservation, and in the mythology and folk tales around them.
RAKESH KALSHIAN is a journalist who writes on the politics of environment and development. He heads the environment programme of Panos South Asia and has
edited two of their publications: On the Brink: Desperate Energy Pursuits in South Asia (2006) and Caterpillar and the Mahua Flower: Tremors in India’s Mining Districts
KANCHI KOHLI is a member of Kalpavriksh environment action group. She does campaign support work on environment, development and biodiversity related issues.
NANDINI LAL is a Washington DC based writer, editor and critic, who has written widely in the media.
HUGO LOETSCHER is one of Switzerland’s leading public intellectuals. He has won the prestigious Schiller and Charles Veillon prizes for his contributions to literature.
RANJIT LAL is a writer and birder who likes combining both and writes fiction and non-fiction for both adults and children.
RITU MENON is a publisher and writer. She is the Founder of Women Unlimited, an associate of Kali for Women, and Founder Member of Women’s WORLD
(International), a free-speech network of writers working on issues of censorship across the world.
LORA PRABHU is currently working as a Development Communications Consultant. She has previously worked as Programme Officer with United Nations
Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), as a television producer with Moving Picture Company and Assistant Director with filmmaker Gautam Ghose.
N KALYAN RAMAN is a telecom professional and translator based in Bangalore.
MITALI SARAN is a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
RINKI SARKAR is a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment and Development, Bangalore. She is an economic-anthropologist and
works on unearthing the impacts of development and change in the ecologically fragile belts of the Indian Himalayas.
AMIT SENGUPTA is Editor-in-Charge of Hardnews. He is working on a book on land struggles in tribal Orissa.
AMAN SETHI writes for Frontline magazine, where he covers environment, infrastructure and urban ecologies.
KALPANA SHARMA is an independent journalist and columnist based in Mumbai. She is author of Rediscovering Dharavi: Stories from Asia’s Largest Slum.
GAUTAM SINGH is a Mumbai based photographer who works for Associated Press. He was earlier a staff photographer for The Times of India and Tribune.
KUNAL VERMA is a filmmaker and an author. He was the principal director/cameraman for the Project Tiger film series and has also made a host of other wildlife films.