Mr. Rakesh Khatri

IUCN Member
SDG Changemaker and AMBASSADOR

Known as the Nest Man of India, Mr. Rakesh Khatri is a Naturalist and a Filmmaker who has given his soul and mind to integrate these two to create mind-blowing venture.

He has spent three decades spreading awareness on building a sustainable future. Passionate about saving birds, conserving water and understanding climate change, he has inspired people across the country, especially children through workshops, naturewalks, and theatre.


In 2013, Rakesh Khatri was honoured with the International Green Apple Award in the House of Commons in London for his work on saving sparrows. For his noble work and passion to do something for balanced ecosystem, his name is included in Limca Book of Records for theatre on climate change.

Rakesh Khatri during TEDXBHISKANPUR event on climate crisis at Billabong High International School Cantt, Kanpur