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Asia’s largest sal forest needs you

Blog entry by Adarsh Vansay | April 30, 2014

The hands resemble chicken beaks, pecking away at fresh flower buds that fall in the morning. It is the peak season for the forest dwellers to pick mahua in Mahan. After this season which lasts a little over a month at this time of...

This Earth Day we showed our love for forests

Blog entry by anon | April 24, 2014

Twenty second April, 2014 was more than just Earth Day for Junglistan. The most awaited 'Stand for forests! Stand for Mahan!' solidarity event was held in major cities of India on that very day. Delhi, Bangalore, Pune and Mumbai saw...

The Blue Roller, Hill Myna and many other birds of Mahan

Blog entry by Phiroza Tafti | April 23, 2014

"Mahan" - one of the greatest and oldest sal forests in India. More than 60 villages depend on these forests for their livelihood. Essar's intention to mine coal in these forests is going to destroy livelihood and a lot more. ...

This Earth day, we made it Mahan

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | April 22, 2014

'We did it.' There's a cheerful ring to this phrase even without the exclaimation mark. Today's edition of the Business Standard in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bhopal and Ahmedabad has a full page ad asking our future government. 'Will...

Toxic waste spill in Mahan: Essar’s dereliction of duty

Blog entry by Shashwati Shankar | April 22, 2014

Essar's power plant located in Mahan, Singauli district witnessed a major dam failure which released toxic fly ash waste into the local community's land and homes. Fly ash, dumped in huge open mounds and in toxic ponds, is likely to...

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