Meera Iyer with Harini Nagendra
Meera Iyer writes about things she loves which include Bangalore, history, trees, culture and food, especially chocolate. She is the convenor of the Bangalore Chapter of INTACH. She has a PhD in Ecology and collects potsherds
Harini Nagendra teaches sustainability at Azim Premji University, and has conducted research on the interaction between people and nature in forests and cities for over thirty years. She is internationally recognized for her scholarship on sustainability, by the 2009 Cozzarelli Prize from the US National Academy of Sciences, the 2013 Elinor Ostrom Senior Scholar award, and the 2017 Clarivate Web of Science award. Her previous books include Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future, and the co-authored books Shades of Blue: Connecting the Drops in India’s Cities, Cities and Canopies: Trees in Indian Cities and So Many Leaves. She also writes The Bangalore Detectives Club mystery series, set in 1920s colonial India.