Ananda Banerjee is an author (Common Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Nature Chronicles of India –Essays on Wildlife, Wild Trail in Madhya Pradesh and Amy – The Amur Falcon), environmental journalist, graphic designer and documentary photographer.

Banerjee is recipient of the prestigious Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Earth Heroes Award, Asian Environmental Journalist of the Year (AEJA – Singapore Environment Council) and Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Banerjee holds Fellowships from Earth Journalism Network (EJN), FEJI-ATREE (Forum of Environmental Journalists of India – Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment) and The International League of Conservation Writers (ILCW).

In his 20 year professional career Banerjee has worked in advertising agencies, non-governmental organizations and national news media in India. He has contributed to several books, magazines, galleries and museums around the globe – Grosvenor Gallery, London; National Museum of Natural History (Naturalis), Leiden; World Water Exhibition, Hague; Water Asia Exhibition, New Delhi, International Crane Foundation, Wisconsin to name a few.

Banerjee writes for India’s second largest business daily, Mint / www.livemint.com (launched in association with The Wall Street Journal). He can be reached on his email banerjee.ananda@gmail.com or @protectwildlife on twitter