Meenakshi is a joint PhD candidate at Université Libre de Bruxelles and Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium and collaborates with Dakshin Foundation in India. Her research focuses on conservation-development conflicts in small tropical islands. She uses vibrant art to communicate stories from science and policy to a wide audience.
To think that a month ago, I lived happily amidst a few people, starting my days early in the sticky warmth of tropical sunshine, enjoying cups of chai, watching for birds, picking up and playing with wind-dispersed seeds. All of this in a small village in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on the far east […]