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Termites inside a termite mound. Photo by Nikhil More.

Architectural secrets of termite mounds

Of the insect world’s many architects, the termites are undoubtedly the reigning monarchs. The earthen mounds that these tiny insects construct out of soil, water and their own saliva, are…
Termites inside a termite mound. Photo by Nikhil More.

Camel milk inspires hope for herders

A woman from Mumbai tweeted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the middle of the lockdown on April 4, requesting him to arrange camel milk for her 3.5-year-old son living with autism…

The shepherd who digs ponds for animals

A nondescript village in Malavalli taluk in Mandya district of Karnataka, Dasanadoddi, is a little over 100 km from the capital city of Bengaluru. With narrow tarred roads snaking through…
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