Sayam U Chowdhury

Sayam U Chowdhury is a Conservation Biologist, currently working on threatened species conservation and research in Bangladesh and abroad.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Nature Quest: Our last Great Hornbills

If you have been to Bandarban town, you have probably seen a sculpture of a massive bird with a large bill sitting proudly in

April 10, 2015
April 10, 2015

We lost them 50 years ago!

After a wonderful bus ride through the hills and along a wide stream dotted with rocks and gravels, we reached the Jungle Safari

March 31, 2015
March 31, 2015

The living library

The rivers that carry stories from the Himalayas silently spread their throbbing veins across the mangroves to take on new shapes and spirits - in the face of the old weather beaten man, in the...

March 27, 2015
March 27, 2015

Nature Quest: A tale of tall trees and good men

Have you ever been to our hills, deep enough to know its real inhabitants? I suspect very few of us have been beyond the boundaries of the hill-towns.

January 6, 2015
January 6, 2015

A heart full of moonlight

Have you seen the barn owl in the moonlight, inaudibly searching for a field mouse to feed its young or the flying squirrel leaping from one tree to another filtering the light and the shadow of...

November 18, 2014
November 18, 2014

Memoirs of the wave island

Dhaka was surprisingly fogless as I headed southward towards the sea at dawn that late December. It was the last mode of transport for the day to get to Hatia Island when I reached the 'ghat&...

September 5, 2014
September 5, 2014

Going, going… gone!

Bangladesh has seen enough damage to its resources even prior and post 1971 and now 42 years after liberation, perhaps it is time to stop the selfish agendas, cutting and destroying and initiate...

May 14, 2013
May 14, 2013

The elusive Bear-cat

Far from the Bay, along the foothills of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, a few trees still stand tall and have witnessed hundreds of winters, summers and monsoons. Still they propel water with love to...

April 16, 2013
April 16, 2013

The Waterland

Here in the Waterland, people are yet to learn the trick of hiding their true faces behind well-polished material masks. They are not crowned with higher education nor do they wear foreign...

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