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Are you looking for a simple explanation for concepts in environmental sciences and ecology?

(Yes, we fully understand the frustration one goes through after the lecturer rattles points off a PowerPoint presentation and now, you have no clue what “pools” and “fluxes” in an ecosystem mean.)

Are you exploring the fulfilling world of sustainable living?

Or are you simply trying to understand the environmental movement?

If you are…

You’re in the right place.

At Eco-intelligent, we unravel the world of environmental sciences and sustainable living.

We also share our thoughts on the wider environmental movement, critiquing experts, influencers, current affairs, art, and national and global policies about sustainability and the environment.

Our mission is to help you learn at least one new thing about the environment today.

We hope this knowledge can help you pass your exams, complete your assignments, discuss the environmental crisis with your loved ones or take steps to live a little more harmoniously with the natural world.

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If you leave our website with a better understanding of the natural world or the tools to positively impact the natural world or both, we will have achieved a small part of our vision:

To make the world ecologically intelligent.

Or as we call it…

Eco-intelligent.

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You will find…

…posts on natural resources management, disaster management, environmental law and policy, climate change, ecology, sustainability and much more on this environment blog. Most of the blog posts are specific to India, but we explore international topics and issues as well.

We try to share as much of our content in the form of stories, which we believe is the single-most powerful tool for human communication. Our stories can take many forms:

  • Real-life analogies
  • Case studies
  • Anecdotes
  • Illustrations
  • Opinion pieces
  • Features about organizations and companies doing some exceptional work

(Of course, some posts may not follow this system, especially conceptual/coursework related posts for the environmental students out there.)


Our Journey

In September 2015, Eco-intelligent began as a simple collection of letters addressed to the world on the gross environmental degradation occurring in the world. There was no agenda or dream; it was just a way to “vent”. (Some of these letters are still online, just search for “letters to the 21st century humans.)

In September 2016, when I (i.e. Saurab) enrolled for a Master’s degree in Environment Management, the blog became an efficient way to record additional course material that could be of use to his classmates and other environmental science students in India and the world.

As the audience and appreciation grew, the blog evolved to what it is today: a platform for readers to understand natural processes and learn to live in tune with these processes. We are a part of the ecosystem.


10 thoughts

    1. Hi Saurab,
      I concur with speakoutsocietysite and hope that your readership will increase with time so that your eco-intelligent messages can be heard!
      As for “a lot of human bashing in [your] posts”, many of mine are like yours. Here’s one example, entitled “Facing the Noise & Music: Playgrounds for Biophobic Citizens” and published at https://soundeagle.wordpress.com/2013/03/02/facing-the-noise-music-playgrounds-for-biophobic-citizens/
      Happy December to all of you very soon!

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      1. Hi Saurab,

        I look forward to “meeting” you there as you check out whatever that catches your fancy or interest at my website!

        Please be informed that you might need to use a desktop or laptop computer with a large screen to view the rich multimedia contents available for heightening your multisensory enjoyment at my websites, some of which could be too powerful and feature-rich for iPad, iPhone, tablet or other portable devices to handle properly or adequately. A fast broadband connection is also helpful. 🙂

        Happy December to all of you!

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    2. Another more unusual “human-bashing” quality can be demonstrated in the very special post at https://soundeagle.wordpress.com/2013/07/13/soundeagle-in-debating-animal-artistry-and-musicality/, where I attempted to be simultaneously witty and serious about a number of outstanding issues, and examined them from multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Given your interest, expertise, outlook and passion, perhaps you might like to add your thoughts or share further insights on some of those issues.
      Please enjoy!

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  1. This is good stuff Saurabh
    Pretty insightful and interesting for people from different fraternities who actually dont have much of a clue, or don’t really care. I’ll stay tuned for more stuff. Keep it up
    Nature breathed a sigh of relief during this world lockdown in the times of covid and we came across pretty bizarre stuff. Like grizzly bears paying a visit in a cosmopolitan in the States.The clearing up of the air. Tigers loitering about on the streets. I mean it can’t get any thought evoking than this.

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