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Several parts of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra are inundated by floods. This has gravely affected life and property across. The respective governments need your support in reconstructing and restoring life back to normalcy. We encourage you to do your bit by contributing to any of these funds:

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Arunita Banerjee



I’m a behavioural biologist, currently pursuing my PhD, at IISER (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research), Kolkata, on behavioural patterns of free-ranging dogs. I study patterns in behaviour and link them to mathematical laws and patterns that hold on a wider scale, say for all animals or in all scenarios. Studying animal behaviour is exciting! But that’s not what I wish to restrict myself to. I’m more interested in conservation biology and would like to work in that field after my PhD, primarily as a science journalist. I enjoy occasional hikes and photography. I’m a regular trekker associated with the Youth Hostels Association of India. I’m also a music and art lover and an amateur artist. I have a certain knack for different kinds of craft work too.

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