Are you a nature lover and a quizzer? The Green Ogre Nature Quiz is designed to help you while away your time fruitfully — and feel smart! Continue reading Introducing… The Green Ogre Nature Quiz!
Love frogs and snakes but reluctant to get your boots muddy? Join Vibhu Varshney on a vicarious visual journey herping in God’s Own Country! Continue reading Kissing frogs in pouring rain – a herping diary from Munnar
Inspired by Peter Wohlleben’s The Hidden Life of Trees, Satya Viswanathan goes exploring the forest that inspired its author. Forest-bathing among the oaks, aspens and beeches of Eifel, she comes away feeling a human connection, and maybe something more… Continue reading Where Trees Are Storytellers — Walking in Wohlleben’s Woodwide Web
A morning safari at Kruger evokes the question: What if animals thought as humans did? Continue reading When the search ends – musings from Kruger
What did we love about 2014? Read our favourite posts Continue reading 2014 at The Green Ogre
Cyclone Hudhud was named after Hudhud the Hoopoe. Hud have thought? Continue reading Hudhud have thought it was the Hoopoe?
Gayatri Hazarika wrote this ode to the monsoon during the peak of the rains, but we lazybones are sharing it with you now so that you cherish the last gasp of the season, the final raindrops before winter desiccates the subcontinent. Enjoy this photo essay Continue reading Monsoon, gone so soon
It’s Wildlife Weekend. Download this Cat Snake, our October calendar-wallpaper, for your desktop and iPad! Continue reading Miaow! Hiss! Download the October wallpaper
September fluttered in a tad late for us Ogres. But there’s more than 20 days left to enjoy this wallpaper. Download and share. Continue reading September is here, download the wallpaper!
This Scaly-Breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) is yours to download and keep as a calendar wallpaper (for desktops, laptops and iPads) . But only if you are a member of the Green Ogre community. It’s not hard to become one. Just sign up! Continue reading Download the August calendar-wallpaper
Intrigued by ladybirds? Don’t miss this free wallpaper When was the last time you were intrigued by a ladybird? Not the children’s books, though your recollection of that memory might provide the answer to our question. Most adults can’t remember … Continue reading Download the Green Ogre Calendar Wallpaper for July
Make this picture your desktop wallpaper-calendar for February 2012. To download, click the link below or the picture above. file storage online Garden Lizard (Calotes versicolor) Photograph: Sandeep Somasekharan The Green Ogre – Birds, Wildlife, Ecology and Nature notes from … Continue reading The February wallpaper — Enter the Dragon!
Photo: Sandeep Somasekharan Enjoy more Wordless Wednesday posts — when we Ogres get picturesque speechless! 😉 Continue reading Wordless Wednesday – Darn this itch!
First off, Happy New Year! Sorry for the delay, but the cyclone that hit Pondicherry threw our plans out of gear a bit. That said, the events that unfolded last Friday reminded us a bit of the butterfly effect. Putting … Continue reading Happy 2012! Here’s the January wallpaper
The Indian Cork Tree’s expended blossoms infuse rare magic into the morning after a stormy monsoon night I stay on the coast in Pondicherry. My sense of … Continue reading When Sky Jasmine rained down