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"Greenpeace in India backed by lakhs of supporters from across the country will keep using peaceful confrontation to expose environmental problems, hold polluters and those who violate our laws across the world to account and ensure that as India develops, it does so without destroying what we love best about it. We can’t do it without you. Because you give Greenpeace a lot of strength and support so it can continue to do it's work.
As an organisation, all we want to do is make sure that our beautiful country is fit to live in for our children and their children. We might appear to be a pain in the neck but we won’t stop speaking up for those who don’t have a voice. That’s because we act based on our values. And one of our values is that if we see something wrong, we don’t cross the road and ignore it, we do something about it. We just can’t help it, its part of our DNA." - Samit Aich, Greenpeace India, Executive Director

http://www.greenpeace.org/india/en/Get-Involved/No-Economy-without-Ecology/

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MSS prevents Essar officials from demarcating trees in Mahan's forest

Feature story | May 6, 2014 at 17:19

Violating the rights of the people of Mahan, Essar's officials have been marking trees to demarcate forest areas about to get the axe. On May 5, the officials came up against members of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti (MSS) when they returned to the...

A Resurgence of Satyagraha

Feature story | February 28, 2014 at 16:56

On Thursday, thousands of villagers from 12-14 villages in the Mahan region of Singrauli, came together for a mass public rally in Amelia to oppose mining in the forests of Mahan.The rally marks the beginning of a Van Satyagraha to defend the...

Greenpeace demands cancellation of Mahan coal block

Feature story | January 14, 2014 at 12:59

Greenpeace India demands cancellation of the Mahan coal block and is asking for a thorough enquiry into the matter, bringing Essar Power and the Madhya Pradesh state government under the scanner. This has come after the CBI put a question mark on...

Free to go!

Feature story | December 24, 2013 at 12:16

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. - Nelson Mandela

Wilmar finally commits to No Deforestation

Feature story | December 10, 2013 at 16:38

Let us recap what happened in the last week. The world mourned the sad demise of Nelson Mandela, probably the biggest proponent of peace and human rights of our era. Much awaited results of the 2013 assembly elections were declared. And in...

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