Podcasts

I do three podcasts: on Sanskrit, Birds and Wine. The Sanskrit Podcast— where the ideas of ancient India meet the modern world.  Listen to the Sanskrit Podcast on Youtube here and iTunes here Bird Podcast here Indian Wine Podcast here

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Talking wine with Anna Abbona

Anna Abbona of Marchesi di Barolo winery was in India on a four-city tour to
promote her wines. I spoke to her about her wines

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Radio New Zealand

I have been commenting for Radio New Zealand for a while now.  You can see all my shows here and below. Overseas Correspondent Audio 17 Oct 2019 Our overseas correspondent Shoba Narayan reports from India AUDIO  Listen duration13′ :32″  Add to playlist Download Download as Ogg Download as MP3 Play Ogg in browser Play MP3 in browser Overseas Correspondent…

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Shashank Dalvi’s Big Year of Birding

Shashank Dalvi’s Big Year of Birding all over India.

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Interview with Dr. Jerry Jackson about Bird adaptation

Dr. Jerry Jackson is a legend in ornithology, for his life-long fascination with the Ivory-billed Woodpecker. I met him on a windy evening in Lakes Park, Fort Myers for a chat about the birds of Southwest Florida.

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The Peacock

This episode is about the peacock, not because it is the national bird of India, which it is. But because it gave rise to the second most important work in evolutionary biology. I speak of course of Charles Darwin’s theory of sexual selection.

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The Great Indian Bustard: can it be saved from the brink of extinction?

Can the Great Indian Bustard be saved from the brink of extinction?

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Destination Bharatpur

The Keoladeo Ghana National Park is arguably India’s most famous national park for birds.  This episode offers you a bird’s eye view of the park

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Genius of Birds with Jennifer Ackerman

Jennifer Ackerman has been writing about science and nature for 30 years. Her most recent book, The Genius of Birds (Penguin Press, April 2016), explores the intelligence of birds

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