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  • 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 >

  • Freedom of speech doesn't come cheap

    Blogpost by Heena Sharma - January 28, 2014 at 17:29

    India is a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic and a republic nation. And it's enriched with magnificent flora and fauna, however due to globalization, modernization and industrialization, the natural wealth is soon dissipating.

    Recently, Green... Read more >

  • Let there be Mahan

    Blogpost by Ruth D'Costa - January 23, 2014 at 15:56

    Leaning on the trunk of our rented taxi, I observe the driver. Somehow, he understands. He knows when to step in and help, and when to stand aside and let us do our job. We have taken up the duty of care for the 67 activists who are detained in the Ta... Read more >

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