Writings

Published

Here is a selection of articles written by different people at the Sanctuary on matters ranging from interpretive signs, to farming, education and climate change. These have been published in the Journal of the Krishnamurti Schools, The Link, and The Hindu, Roots, Land Matters, Hard News and other magazines.


2018
Once Upon a Biome

An ancient rainforest in Kerala teaches us what we’re losing out on in our lonely cities of concrete

2017
Once, the Monsoon. Economic & Political Weekly June 17, 2017 (Volume 52 Number 24)

Song of the rain: On the monsoon trail in the Western Ghats

Ancient Life Lessons. Economic & Political Weekly December 16, 2017 (Volume 52 Number 50)

The Story of Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary. Rainforest Review.

2016
The Music of Everything. Earthlines. Issue 16. (2016)

Turn off the lights. The Indian Quarterly

Strangely Like Gulag. Journal of the Krishnamurti Schools. 2016. Issue 20.

Will You Yell Back At History You Meant To Do Better? It Wasn’t Just You?. Countercurrents. March 2016.

2015
Cry me a river. An elegy for a wounded planet and a plea for its protection. New Internationalist. December 2015.

People of the Rain. The Indian Quarterly

2012
The World Heritage tag comes with pitfalls

Land is money

Issue No 16 - On the Threshold of Touch - Journal of the Krishnamurti Schools

Previous
Alienation from the Wild

River Talk from School in the Forest

A School in the Forest

The Rhythm of a Different Day

Meeting life: A Landscapes and Lifeskills Course

Educating the Senses

Evaluation and Planning for the "Schools In the Forest" Education Programme

A Closer Look at Insects

School in the Forest: Educating the Young

Tower Lessons

Know Your Trees Better (A review of Pradip Krishen's Trees of Delhi)

Snow, Dykes and Scottish Pines: Vignettes from the Diary of a Climate Change Tourist

Mimicing Nature at Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary

Preserving Southern Indian Pteridophytes

Not Signs of Prosperity

2013
Tiger Games

Articles by others about the Sanctuary
Every now and then, various articles about the Sanctuary appear in the media. Here are a few. Please note that there are several factual errors in them. If you are interested in writing about us, or using our work in anyway to support your own, please contact us or refer to the text provided in the main website.

  Mathrubhumi newspaper. 1 January 2018
  The Hindu: Missions in the Jungle
  Article: The Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary
  The Hindu: New species of frogs found in Western Ghats
  Article: Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary in Wayanad
Plant conservation, habitat restoration and nature education are this environmentalist’s forte - YourStory 2015
  God's Own Gardeners. Tehelka. 2013.
  News article in Tamil. Dinamalar. 2017.
  Rare flower draws hundreds. The Hindu. July 20, 2016.
  German who created Noah’s Ark for the Western Ghats is dead. November 8, 2014.
  Forest heroine: Suprabha Seshan fends off population pressures on endangered species.
  Obituary: Wolfgang Theuerkauf (1948-2014). Rheedea 24(2):136-137.
  Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary - And the forest came back! YouTube Video.
 
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