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

    Blogpost by Phiroza Tafti - April 23, 2014 at 20:04

    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.

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  • Stand up for Forests on Earth day

    Blogpost by Bapi Mahanta - April 21, 2014 at 19:15

    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 16:17

    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 >

  • A day of my life in Mahan

    Blogpost by Siddhant - April 18, 2014 at 16:53

    Having been a volunteer at Greenpeace for the last 18 months, I was well aware of the situation in Mahan. Being a wildlife enthusiast, I was thrilled to be a part of an expedition that would camp in the great forests. This is Mahua collection time in ... Read more >

  • My journey to the Mahan Forest

    Blogpost by Shashwati Shankar - April 18, 2014 at 12:33

    18 April 2014

    Sunset through the leaves of the Mahua tree. Photo credit: Shashwati Shankar/Greenpeace


    In the depths of Mahan forest, the golden silence ceases to exist and the faint murmuring of birds echoes through the woods. The sound of dried leaves rustling through the wind and the rich scent of the earth infused with the distinctive swe... Read more >

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