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  • Mahan’s chota sipahi

    Blogpost by Aafreen Ali - June 9, 2014 at 14:00

    Avdesh in Mahan

    He caught my attention when he introduced himself as "main yahain ka sabse chota sipahi hu" and in my short stay I saw that this wasn't just an empty statement but he lived up to it.

    When kids his age were running around playing 'Baraf aur Pani', t... Read more >

  • Five forests of the world that need our urgent attention

    Blogpost by Ruhie Kumar - June 9, 2014 at 12:39

    Green canopies around the world are facing serious environmental threat. If not protected in time, we could risk losing a huge chunk of the forest cover at an alarming rate.

    Five forests face growing risk. Find out below: Read more >

    1. Mahan, Madhya Pradesh, I...

  • Empowered to fight for their rights

    Blogpost by Phiroza Tafti - June 4, 2014 at 14:44

    04 June 2014

    Photo Credit: Phiroza Tafti


    My overall impression is that the women of Amelia have developed a unique sense of confidence. I definitely attribute this with the exposure to Greenpeace activists one can see that approximately one third of the villagers attending the meet... Read more >

  • Sumilya, her day and her year in Mahan forests

    Blogpost by Aafreen Ali - June 4, 2014 at 14:13

    04 June 2014


    I met Sumilya, a friend I made from Amelia during the Mumbai protest we did some 3-4 months back. She took my palm in hers and pressed it slightly as a physical gesture signifying her happiness at seeing me again. We were re-living the time ... Read more >

  • Bio-diversity in Mahan

    Blogpost by Phiroza Tafti - June 3, 2014 at 17:25

    My observations about the biodiversity in and around Amelia were varied and interesting.

    When we reached the tola where we would be staying one of the kids who surrounded us was hiding something behind his back. On insisting that he show us his prize... Read more >

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