Janaki Lenin

Janaki Lenin

A former filmmaker, Janaki Lenin, currently tries to make a living publishing books while spending more time doing what she loves best - writing.

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A filmmaker for over a decade, Janaki Lenin founded Draco Films (along with Romulus Whitaker) and produced more than a dozen films for National Geographic Television.

Currently, Janaki finds herself forging a new identity as a book publisher and writer. Her focus, as publisher, is mainly on producing world-class field guides to the fauna of India and making them available in 15 Indian languages at subsidized prices.

She has written on a wide range of wildlife and conservation subjects for national newspapers, wildlife and travel magazines.

She facilitates a working group of primatologists which drafted a national Action Plan for nuisance primates. She is also drafting an action plan for the mitigation of human-elephant conflict in India in collaboration with Asian Nature Conservation Foundation, Bangalore.

Janaki is currently working to enlarge the scope of this initiative to include other animals caught in conflict situations with humans.

1 Posts by Janaki:

Human – Elephant Conflict