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  • My visit to Mahan!

    Blogpost by Pooja Amritlal Tanna - September 22, 2014 at 12:19

    22 September 2014

    Pledges to Save Mahan Forest at Raksha Bandhan Festival in India © Avik Roy / Greenpeace


    At the Singrauli station I saw many neem trees. It was late in the night and I could only see the silhouette of overburden and shrubs on both sides of the road. I could make out from this little brief that I am entering a place with lots of ... Read more >

  • 19 September 2014


    1) You're tired of paying high electricity bills and STILL don't get electricity 24x7 (common killing mosquitoes is really not as fun as you think it to be).

    2) You hate having to ride around with a dupatta on your face looking like a terro... Read more >

  • The Largest Climate March in History is Coming to a City Near You

    Blogpost by Pujarini Sen - September 17, 2014 at 16:25

    17 September 2014

      What: The largest public demonstration demanding action on climate change is just 3 days away.

    When: The People's Climate March will take place on the 21st of September, 2014, just two days before UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon's high prof... Read more >

  • Is defending human rights a crime?

    Blogpost by Hozefa Merchant - September 16, 2014 at 17:42

    16 September 2014


    Dr. Udaykumar was on his way to Kathmandu, Nepal, for a meeting organised by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights defenders, when he was stopped at the Delhi Airport by the Immigration authorities.

    The immigration authority... Read more >

  • Environmental Laws Cannot be Toothless Tigers

    Blogpost by Nandikesh Sivalingam - September 11, 2014 at 15:33

    A term that has gained common parlance in the media in the past few years is ‘policy paralysis’. It is especially common when industrialists and business houses talk about environmental laws blocking projects or in reference to the government not bein... Read more >

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