A newsletter run as a passion project by Devayani Khare, featuring geoscience content from across the world, with a focus on India.
This edition talks of the landscape features, vegetation, and folklore of the Kumaon region.
This edition features petroglyphs - prehistoric rock carvings, and geomythology - as stories of the civilizations and cultures that came before us.
This edition focuses on the geo-history of Hampi, especially the formation of inselbergs - as well as other places in India and the world, where you can find them.
This edition focuses on cartography in India, the art of map-making - tracing examples from ancient times to modern.
This edition focuses on the transHimalayan region of Ladakh, with geology notes on some of its geo-destinations.
This edition focuses on India's geoheritage sites and some of the stories they tell of geology, biodiversity & human history.
07. Island Biogeography
This edition features island biogeography - how volcanic islands help us understand biogeography & how species distribution lends evidence to evolution.
08. The Age of the Dinosaurs
This edition focuses on the incredible dinosaur diversity of India, with some iconic fossil finds and the stories behind them. Dig in!
This edition focuses on the incredible geological history of the Kutch region in Gujarat, west India - from the Rann to the archaeological find, Dholavira.
10. Stone Tools
This edition focuses on India's prehistoric stone tool and what they tell us about early humans - from their lifestyles to their migratory routes.
11. The Indian Monsoon
This edition traces the journey of the Indian monsoon, and some of the global factors that influence it.
12. Landscapes etched by rain
This edition focuses on two landscapes that have been shaped and sculpted by the monsoons: limestone caves and laterite plateaux.
13. Lessons from the Philippines
This edition covers two geoheritage sites I recently visited in the Philippines, and the lessons we can learn in preserving such landscapes.
14. Sandstones of Central India
Ever wondered how the sandstones used in monuments across India were formed, and what secrets they reveal about our geology and history?
15. Volcano Trails, Indonesia
Indonesia is the most tectonically active country in the world, defined by its volcanoes. How have volcanoes shaped its landscapes? Read on...