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Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Nothing goes to waste in the forests

    Blogpost by Brikesh Singh - September 28, 2012 at 11:41

    Anandrao Sambaji KambleI had the oldest visitor at the tree house on Day 24. Meet Anandrao Sambhaji Kamble born on the 12th of February 1942 which makes him 70 years old.

    He said he is preparing a speech to give at the CBD in Hyderabad if given an opportunity and he also s... Read more >

  • An unnamed stream, another victim of coal mining

    Blogpost by Brikesh Singh - September 25, 2012 at 15:11

    yin and yan in the forestOkay, tell me honestly don’t you think this image reminds you of Yin & Yan? It's close isn’t it? Well almost! Okay, somewhat there?  Never mind.  

    This morning we ran out of drinking water in our pots and because of previous night's rain, the river w... Read more >

  • Local MP visits Junglistan Nivas

    Blogpost by Brikesh Singh - September 24, 2012 at 20:44

    Finally after 22 days of occupying the forest I had the local MP Hansraj Ahir visit me at the tree house. He was accompanied by two big shots from Western Coal Fields Limited (WCL). They are the guys who own and operate the mines in Chandrapur. Read more >

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  • Junglistan diaries: booster shots of inspiration

    Blogpost by Brikesh Singh - September 24, 2012 at 18:12

    Sisters from St Mary's convent and Montfort convent visited the tree house. I was amazed by their energy and enthusiasm.

    Sisters from St Mary's school visit the tree houseA lot of visitors who are half their age shy away from climbing up the tree house but all the sisters climbed up in no time and t... Read more >

  • Tsunami Colony: a story of despair, disturbance and displacement

    Blogpost by Ali Abbas - September 24, 2012 at 17:50

    The protest against the Koodankulam nuclear plant is one of the longest peaceful movements in the history of India after the Gandhian movement. Even among the many anti-nuclear movements globally, the Koodankulam protests are seen as the best example ... Read more >

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