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Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Stand up and fight for the people of Mahan!

    Blogpost by Ardhra Karayil - May 7, 2014 at 16:26

    07 May 2014


    My first, and hopefully not the last, visit to Mahan forest led me to a new discovery. A forest full of beautiful trees, animals, humans and the magical peacefulness in the air can be found nowhere else. I left for Mahan forest slightly fear... Read more >

  • Collecting stories with Mahua in Mahan

    Blogpost by Deepika Joshi - May 7, 2014 at 14:50

    07 May 2014


    The drive from Greenpeace office in Waidhan to the village of Budher was an interesting one. One could see the presence of the multinational giants in its infrastructure and offices and their markings in the region as a part of their forest ... Read more >

  • Exploring the lives of the people of Mahan

    Blogpost by Shashwati Shankar - May 7, 2014 at 11:34

    Inside Bhajadhari Kushwaha’s home in the village Budher, Singrauli District

    "Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself."

    - Harvey Fierstien

    An overwhelming sens... Read more >

  • Environmental activist Ramesh Agrawal receives the Goldman Environment Prize

    Blogpost by Komal Singh - April 30, 2014 at 15:33

    08 May 2014

    © Steve Fisch Photography


    For years now, courage has been defined in many different ways. But it all comes down to this – courage is not the absence of fear but our ability to get past it and follow our truth. And when ordinary people show extraordinary strength to f... Read more >

  • 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 >

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