Santosh has completed his Masters in Industrial microbiology. For >15 years he was active in marketing Biotech research instruments. Thereafter he completed his Diplomas in Communications and Journalism, Instructional
design and Technical writing from Pune University. He owns a content, media and knowledge based service-Grey Cells, Pune.(www.greycells-india.com)
He is an active environmental journalist who normally writes in Marathi, on socio-economic-political linkages of Environmental issues. One of his published books in Marathi -'Aranyarudan', which deals extensively with these intricate linkages, was well received in Marathi. He has also written workbooks on Environment, for school children which have been used all over Maharashtra. He delivers lectures on Environmental journalism in Pune University media courses. He has 4 more books in Marathi published to his credit till now- his own short story collection, translation of Shel Silverstein's poetry, a book on Maratha Navy and a biography of Leni Riefenstahl.
After his stint as an activist in some NGOs, he decided that enhancing the role of Media in the conserving India's Nature and Environment was going to be his niche.
He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or