Media Coverage

Personal Interviews

Mr creepy crawly

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/true-life/mr-creepy-crawly

Giri and his passion for reptiles

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2004/02/10/stories/2004021000041800.htm

Strong need Study Amphibians Reptiles in Goa: Varad Giri

http://www.navhindtimes.in/strong-need-study-amphibians-reptiles-in-goa-varad-giri/

New species coverage

Gegeneophis danieli

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2004/12/09/stories/2004120900441800.htm

Gegeneophis pareshi

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/New-caecilian-species-named-after-Goan/articleshow/8112093.cms

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/New-species-of-amphibian-discovered/articleshow/8112487.cms

Indotyphlus maharashtraensis

http://novataxa.blogspot.in/2016/11/2004-indotyphlus-maharashtraensis.html

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/New-amphibian-species-found-in-Western-Ghats/articleshow/950999.cms

Cnemaspis kolhapurensis

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8166904.stm

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090802/spectrum/nature.htm

Cyrtodactylus varadgirii

https://www.ndtv.com/mumbai-news/new-lizard-species-discovered-in-mumbai-named-after-bengaluru-based-scientist-1467029

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolhapur/New-gecko-species-named-after-Kolhapur-scientist/articleshow/54575295.cms

http://www.freepressjournal.in/webspecial/new-lizard-species-discovered-in-mumbai/939020

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/New-lizard-species-named-after-Indian-scientist/article15004140.ece

https://m.timesofindia.com/city/kolhapur/New-gecko-species-named-after-Kolhapur-scientist/amp_articleshow/54575295.cms

http://zeenews.india.com/environment/biologists-name-new-lizard-species-after-maharashtra-scientist_1934644.html

https://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india-researchers-name-newly-discovered-lizard-species-after-this-indian-scientist-see-pics-349920

http://www.asianage.com/mumbai/new-species-gecko-found-after-130-years-946

Hemidactylus sushilduttai

https://india.mongabay.com/2017/12/14/two-new-species-of-large-geckos-from-the-eastern-ghats/

http://www.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/new-species-of-gecko-discovered-in-andhra-pradesh-after-5-year-study/story-P5fLFsvIYAxbUHccrrGbJJ.html

Hemidactylus yajurvedi

 http://www.dailypioneer.com/nation/new-gecko-species-discovered-in-chhattisgarh.html

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/new-gecko-species-discovered-in-chhattisgarh-115100100764_1.html

http://zeenews.india.com/news/eco-news/new-gecko-species-discovered-in-chhattisgarh_1804858.html?theme

Five new Fan-throated Lizards

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160308-the-beautiful-brightly-coloured-lizards-that-nobody-noticed

https://www.mid-day.com/articles/five-new-species-of-fan-throated-lizards-discovered-in-india/17029187

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/New-fan-throated-lizard-species-discovered-in-region/articleshow/51476246.cms

Geckoella jeyporensis – Rediscovery

http://zeenews.india.com/news/eco-news/extinct-lizard-rediscovered-after-135-years_837288.html

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/8216-extinct-8217-indian-gecko-rediscovered-after-135-years/

Melanophidium khairei

https://www.natureasia.com/en/nindia/article/10.1038/nindia.2016.33

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/katraj-snake-park-pune-new-snake-species-discovered-in-western-ghats/

https://www.mid-day.com/articles/indian-british-scientists-discover-new-species-of-snake-in-western-ghats/17014150

Rhabdops aquaticus

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/632760/a-species-aquatic-snake-discovered.html

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolhapur/scientists-discover-new-species-of-aquatic-snake-in-north-western-ghats/articleshow/60486233.cms

http://www.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/rare-burrowing-water-snake-discovered-from-western-ghats-in-maharashtra/story-BsUuEnInLOyX7JlMp17GGP.html

http://novataxa.blogspot.in/2017/09/rhabdops-aquaticus.html

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/aquatic-snake-favouring-elevated-laterite-plateaus-in-north-western-ghats-found/articleshow/60488605.cms

Dendrelaphis girii

http://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/new-species-of-snake-discovered-in-western-ghats-35568

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-new-snake-species-named-after-a-bombay-history-society-curator-1629811

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/New-snake-found-in-Western-Ghats-named-after-scientist/articleshow/11236683.cms

General

Amphibians – Neglected denizens of animal world!

http://www.teacherplus.org/2010/may-2010/amphibians-–-neglected-denizens-of-the-animal-world

Hills are alive with diverse species

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/todays-paper/tp-others/tp-variety/the-hills-are-alive-with-diverse-species/article2182417.ece

Learning to Love Snakes (and Other Lovable Herps)

https://www.tieonline.com/article/2256/learning-to-love-snakes-and-other-lovable-herps-

‘Lots of species yet to be discovered in India’

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/lots-of-species-yet-to-be-discovered-in-india-wildlife-week-4876959/

Frogs, Birds, Lizards: What’s Behind the Spate of New Discoveries in India?

https://thewire.in/31858/frogs-birds-lizards-whats-behind-the-spate-of-new-discoveries-in-india/

Resolving a 180 Year Old Taxonomic Mystery

http://blog.biodiversitylibrary.org/2016/02/resolving-180-year-old-taxonomic-mystery.html

Himalayan discovery

https://www.telegraphindia.com/1140825/jsp/knowhow/story_18756418.jsp 

Catching them young: Forest conservation workshop for youth and students

https://indiabioscience.org/columns/indian-scenario/one-day-workshop-on-forest-conservation-for-youth-and-students