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Ghosts of the sea—lost nets that kill marine life

A by-product of fishing industry– lost or abandon nets also referred to as ghost nets are as deadly as their name implies. Drifting with highs and lows of the ocean currents, they often become tangled together with ropes, buoys and … Continue reading

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The story of a child prodigy

February 8, 1997- May 15, 2013 The history of art is full of obscure but brilliant, people who never quite got their due, despite their immense talents. Oswald Yura is one such. A 16-year-old boy from a little-Known Island in … Continue reading

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Florid magnificence of the lost city

VARDHAN PATANKAR Edited version published in the Indian review: http://indianreview.in/florid-magnificence-lost-city-vardhan-patankar/ From far away, the large sculpture looks alluring—a fine carving, ancient stories of Mahabharata and Ramayana, of defeat and victory—but as I approach it seems to shape-shift. Almost all sculptures … Continue reading

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Memories of firefly

Tonight is exceptionally dark. With few students here, I have turned-on only half the lights in the guest house. I am reading Hardin’s classical work, the Tragedy of the Commons. The night is setting in and the cool breeze is … Continue reading

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Image-ning

————————————————————————————————————————————————— I imagine all sorts of things when I see this image – in original. And what confounds me is that I always think that this picture is the reality— bits and pieces of something frozen  in time.  I see … Continue reading

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