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  • The Spirit Behind Mahan!

    Blogpost by Pranay Jajodia - August 13, 2014 at 16:35

    13 August 2014

    Rakhis tied to a tree in Mahan.


    Indore, Mumbai, Bangalore, Aurangabad, Delhi, Dharnai, Lucknow, Madurai and Coimbatore - what do you think these 9 places have in common? They all sent rakhis to pledge to save one of Asia's oldest and densest sal forests - Mahan in Singraul... Read more >

  • Clean up my Sulaimani!

    Blogpost by Arvind Shivakumar - August 13, 2014 at 13:14

    13 August 2014

    Activists demanding for Clean Chai in Mumbai.


    For the last 10 years I have been vegan and I have been drinking a lot of Sulaimani (lime) tea. As I am vegan, I assumed drinking Sulaimani was being compassionate towards the environment and myself. Turns out I was completely wrong. A few w... Read more >

  • Journey that led to the pesticides campaign

    Blogpost by Bindu Vaz - August 11, 2014 at 16:32

    11 August 2014

    Activists at Bandra Reclamation Road, Mumbai


    Intensity – is the word that describes my journey, best. I feel everything intensely. About issues. About children’s, women’s, gay rights. About empowerment. And this intensity pushes me to act.

    The same intensity allows me to pay attention... Read more >

  • Dharnai – The (Sun)light at the end of the Tunnel !

    Blogpost by Rahul Prasad - July 24, 2014 at 15:32

    We all have been hearing about the solar micro-grid in Dharnai, Bihar, which will provide electricity access to the village deprived of power, for the last 30 years or so. It gives a sense of fulfilment and great accomplishment to us, as we have been ... Read more >

  • Is This What Development Is?

    Blogpost by Ardhra Karayil, Ajay Arockiadass & Rizwan Zubair - July 21, 2014 at 17:01

    21 July 2014

    Peaceful Forest Protest in India © Udit kulshrestha / Greenpeace


    The controversial IB Report that demonizes many NGOs and targets Greenpeace India has been in the news a lot. It is clear to us that the report is biased and totally misleading. Having worked with Greenpeace on various issues including that ... Read more >

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