Before the year ends, let's take a moment to appreciate science. These are just some of the many discoveries made in India this year, but they go on to show how many surprises India still holds both for science and for us. If you notice, all the species are from some of the most fragile ecosystems- rainforests of the Western Ghats and the North-east. If more such treasures are to be unearthed, these hotspots will have to be protected from reckless development at any cost.
The comic appears in The Hindu (main) today, marking my debut with the paper.