Vipul Singh teaches environmental history at Department of History, University of Delhi, Delhi, India. He is an alumnus Carson Fellow of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig Maximilians Universität, Munich, Germany. His major area of focus has been ecologically harsh zones of India such as arid Western Rajasthan and floodplains of the Ganga. His other research interests include migration, inland fisheries, and popular culture as depicted in folklore, and vernacular literature. He is currently working on a long-term environmental history of Indian Ocean arena, and digital colonialism. His most recent monograph is “Speaking Rivers: Environmental History of a mid-Ganga Flood Country (1540-1885)”, Primus 2018.