“Do you see those Cormorants moving about in the lake? Watch them run on the water before they take off. See, they aren’t like ducks, who can take off directly. And there… there on the huge tree do you see the the whole bunch of Cormorants?” It was easy to forget that I was there to interview him; but when it comes to Parvish Pandya, shutting out ‘Nature’ from any conversation is next to impossible.
Professor Parvish Pandya’s love affair with nature started after he joined the Bombay Natural History Society. Pandya would tag along with teams from WWF and BNHS, who conducted educational programs for teachers, students, army personnel, corporate houses, ministers and of course the average layman. Eventually Pandya started concentrating on courses for college students. But he saw that colleges wouldn