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Hemanta Mishra discusses how he became involved in tiger conservation, the importance of the Tiger Conservation Development Network, and his new book Bones of the Tiger.

Tiger conservation in Nepal
Tiger Conservation Development Network
Book: The Bones of the Tiger

Hemanta Mishra, author of the widely praised The Soul of the Rhino (Lyons Press), is a distinguished biologist and conservationist who has worked with the Smithsonian Institution, the World Wildlife Fund, and the World Bank. He was awarded the J. Paul Getty Wildlife Conservation Prize and is credited with halting the extinction of the rhino and tiger populations of Nepal by merging Eastern philosophy with Western science.