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  • Asia’s largest sal forest needs you

    Blogpost by Adarsh Vansay - April 30, 2014 at 14:15

    30 April 2014

    Forest area in Singrauli region © Sudhanshu Malhotra / Greenpeace


    The hands resemble chicken beaks, pecking away at fresh flower buds that fall in the morning.

    It is the peak season for the forest dwellers to pick mahua in Mahan. After this season which lasts a little over a month at this time of the year... Read more >

  • This Earth Day we showed our love for forests

    Blogpost by anon - April 24, 2014 at 14:44

    Twenty second April, 2014 was more than just Earth Day for Junglistan. The most awaited 'Stand for forests! Stand for Mahan!' solidarity event was held in major cities of India on that very day.

    Delhi, Bangalore, Pune and Mumbai saw hundreds of peopl... Read more >

  • The Blue Roller, Hill Myna and many other birds of Mahan

    Blogpost by Phiroza Tafti - April 23, 2014 at 18:04

    23 April 2014

    Blue Indian Roller


    "Mahan" - one of the greatest and oldest sal forests in India. More than 60 villages depend on these forests for their livelihood. Essar's intention to mine coal in these forests is going to destroy livelihood and a lot more.

    Mahan's forest... Read more >

  • Stand up for Forests on Earth day

    Blogpost by Bapi Mahanta - April 21, 2014 at 17:15

    05 February 2014 Save Mahan

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    We now stand at cross-roads to shape the future of India. It’s upon us to give India a better future. A future where one is not oppressed and wronged for the benefit and profit of a select few. A future where one’s right is protected and the go...
  • 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 >

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