Gayathri Sreedharan

Gayathri Sreedharan completed her PhD from CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad, on understanding the host-pathogen dynamics between Chytrid fungus and amphibians in the Northern Western Ghats. While most of her work in the Western Ghats was ‘counting frogs’, she also loved taking long walks in the forest, listening to the stories and traditions of the people and observing their changing relations with the forests. She enjoys writing down snippets of these evolving conversations between forests and its people in her ‘field diary’, to reminisce and collect them as reference for future stories.