About Arathi Menon

Arathi Menon is an experienced environment journalist based in South India. She has more than 15 years of experience in the mainstream Indian media where she handled various editorial positions. She switched to independent journalism to pursue her interest to understand and report on sustainability, how the change in climate and land use affect animal behaviour and human lives, energy transition, increasing man-animal conflict in south India and threats to indigenous peoples, among other things. In the process, Arathi has closely followed the research and new findings in the field; interacted with researchers and done articles that take a nuanced look at environmental issues.

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