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  • Role of Local People and Community Conservation in Rajasthan

    Blogpost by Anshul Sinha - April 21, 2014 at 14:17

    21 April 2014

    Cattle in Rajasthan © Prashanth Vishwanathan / Greenpeace

     

    As we traverse across the length and breadth of India, we commonly come across numerous signs and sites that depict a peaceful coexistence between humans and biodiversity. A part of this is possible due to traditional tolerance towards the w... Read more >

  • A day of my life in Mahan

    Blogpost by Siddhant - April 18, 2014 at 14:53

    Having been a volunteer at Greenpeace for the last 18 months, I was well aware of the situation in Mahan. Being a wildlife enthusiast, I was thrilled to be a part of an expedition that would camp in the great forests. This is Mahua collection time in ... Read more >

  • My journey to the Mahan Forest

    Blogpost by Shashwati Shankar - April 18, 2014 at 10:33

    18 April 2014

    Sunset through the leaves of the Mahua tree. Photo credit: Shashwati Shankar/Greenpeace

     

    In the depths of Mahan forest, the golden silence ceases to exist and the faint murmuring of birds echoes through the woods. The sound of dried leaves rustling through the wind and the rich scent of the earth infused with the distinctive swe... Read more >

  • BJP progressive on Economy, not on Environment

    Blogpost by Pari Trivedi - April 9, 2014 at 13:30

    09 April 2014

    Peaceful Forest Protest in India © Udit kulshrestha / Greenpeace

     

    The Bhartiya Janata Party released its much awaited and much delayed manifesto today, promising to boost India's economy and reiterating its obligation to the cause of Hindutva. The issue of environment has always taken a backseat in every e... Read more >

  • #I AM MAHAN

    Blogpost by Rizwaan Zubair Kutty - March 18, 2014 at 19:49

    18 March 2014

    Human Banner in Mahan Forest © Greenpeace

     

    Many people say that they can sit near the seashore forever without getting bored. Maybe not forever, but yes, I can sit for hours watching the tides and the beautiful view of the sea. That is the beauty of nature.

    The Mahan forest, one of ... Read more >

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