On World Environment Day 2020, conservation ecologist Jis Sebastian reminisces about her time in the Western Ghats, studying the fantastically diverse orchids and what climate change has in store for them.
Late into her PhD, biologist Ipsa Jain realised that she did not want to spend her life in a lab. Was it okay then to change her mind and embrace visual arts — something which never failed to make her happy?
Finishing a PhD is fulfilling, but also a tense time because of the uncertainties of the future. This young ecologist found her footing thanks to an opportunity to teach an ‘open course’ at a new university.