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Meera Subramanian

Meera Subramanian is an award-winning independent journalist, author of A River Runs Again: India’s Natural World in Crisis (PublicAffairs, 2015), and a contributing editor to Orion Magazine. Based on a glacial moraine on the edge of the Atlantic, she’s a perpetual wanderer who can’t stop planting perennials. 


Photography by Alicja Wróblewska

Strange Gardens

Fall 2021 | Photography

What is beauty for? What is its source? Polish artist Alicja Wróblewska thinks about such things as she fashions fanciful sculptures, snaps photographs, and creates collages both analog and digital to explore the impact of plastics on ocean health.

Girls walking to school through the town center in rural Bihar, 2013. (All photographs by Allison Joyce/Redux)

India’s Golden Chance

January 6, 2014 | Reporting

Behind the headlines of sexual violence is a culture where girls are forced into marriage and early motherhood. How will the next generation break the cycle?