Meera Subramanian

Meera Subramanian
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Meera Subramanian is a US-based journalist, MIT Knight Science Journalism fellow (2016-17) and Fulbright-Nehru senior research fellow (2013-14)  who writes about culture and the environment for newspapers and magazines around the world. In 2019-2020, she’ll be the Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities at Princeton University.

Her first book is A River Runs Again: India’s Natural World in Crisis, from the Barren Cliffs of Rajasthan to the Farmlands of Karnataka, published in August 2015 by PublicAffairs in the USA (and as Elemental India: The Natural World at a Time of Crisis and Opportunity by HarperCollins India).


United in Change

For the past couple of years, I traveled across my country, falling in love with strangers. I sought them out—farmers, ranchers, fly fishermen, evangelicals—and stepped into their lives, uninvited but nearly Continue reading