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Youth for Nature

Bringing young readers in touch with India's wild side

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Download our Current Issue – Issue 11: Ecotourism – Bringing People Into the Wild

In this Issue: Responsible Tourism Today | Cheetahs | Into the World of Ecotourism | Lure of the Indian Jungle | Pichavaram’s Mangroves | Waterfalls and Blue Rooftops | Escape from the Big City | Redstone Farm | Aranya Permaculture Farm | Surwahi Social Ecoestate Kanha | Baiju the Herpetologist | The Warmth of Nature | Being Courteous Guests in Wildlife Habitats | Meet Dincy Mariyam

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Issue 1: World Environment Day (Jun. 2020)

In this Issue: Check out our section ‘Kids Speak‘ to read what youngsters have to say about why the environment is our most important resource and must be preserved!

Issue 2: Celebrating India’s Wildlife (Oct. 2020)

In this Issue: Wildlife Tourism | Human-Wildlife Conflict | Invasive Species | Cartooning for Wildlife | Sighting Hornbills | Backyard Ecology | Langur Playtime | Mumbai’s Leopards | Spiny-Tailed Lizard | Wild Canids | Civets | Rhinos of Assam | Rare Birds Through Art | Wildlife Week Winners

Issue 3: New Year, Renewing India’s Environment (Jan. 2021)

In this Issue: Geological History of India | Northeast India | Frogging in Rice Fields | Invasive Plants | Nature Journaling | Go Green at Home | Documenting Tigers | Becoming a Botanist | Big Cat Fight | City Birdlife | Forest Guards | Jungle Adventure | Stork Sister | Living with Leopards | Reviving a River | Saving Aarey

Issue 4: Unmasking the Himalayas (Apr. 2021)

In this Issue: Welcome to the Himalayas | Glaciers | Feral Dogs and Wildlife | A Forest Council | Saving Himalayan Wildlife | Tracking the Argali | Walking the Himalaya | Encountering a Snow Leopard | Banshee in the Woods | Orchids and Ashes | Kibber | Cicadas | Wild Ungulates | Brahma Kamal | Himalayan Marmots

Issue 5: Restoring Our Changing Planet (Jul. 2021)

In this Issue: What is Ecosystem Restoration? | Wildlife Corridors | Green Cities | Photostory of Green Cities | Winning Essay from the 2021 World Environment Day Contest | Winning Artwork from the 2021 World Environment Day Contest

Issue 6: Walking on the Wild Side (Oct. 2021)

In this Issue: Bee Conservation | Lazy Cuckoos | Urban Nature | Zoos | Human-Wildlife Coexistence | Meeting a Tiger | Studying River Dolphins | Talley Valley | Spotting Hoolock Gibbons | Visiting a Swamp Forest | Becoming a Wildlife Biologist | Rare Monkeys of India | Fig Trees & Wasps | Red Panda | Egg-Eating Snakes | City Mongooses | Sri Lankan Painted Frog | Rare Animals of India | An Evening with Elephants | Dawn of the Panther | Nadi’s Tale | Ecosystem Zines

Issue 7: Culture and Creativity in Conservation

In this Issue: Cartoons for Conservation | Sustainability in Rural India | Sacred Forests | Rooftop Butterflying | Theatre and Nature | Birding in the Big City | Two Women Environmentalists of India | Thicket Tales | An Artist on a Mission | Return to the Forest | Wild Holidays | Magical Daandu | Dragons of Heaven | An Evening Encounter | Becoming a Botanical Illustrator

Issue 8: India’s Incredible Islands

In this Issue: Islands of India | Island Ecotourism | Exploring A&N | The Tree of Stars | Sky Islands | Majuli | Nicobar Long-tailed Macaque | Snakes of Sea and Sky | Secret Life of Coral | Holy Chelona | Spotting a Mermaid | Careers in Conservation

Issue 9: The World Around Us

Issue 10: Vanishing: India’s Endangered Species (October 2022)

In this Issue: Bengal Florican | Resplendent Shrubfrog | Mahseer | Spiny-tailed Lizard | Hornets | Tiger | Hornbills in Myristica Swamps | Amboli Toad | Gangetic Dolphin | Kolar Leaf-nosed Bat | Egyptian Vulture | The Endemic Six | The Forest Council Returns | An Evening with Elephants Pt. 2 | Solitary Sarus Crane | Meet Yogesh Bangal | Meet Dr. Vikram Adithya

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