Community blogs

Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Koodankulam protesters tell their story

    Blogpost by Ali Abbas - September 19, 2012 at 17:53

    Today was my third day at Idinthakarai. Finally after two days I could catch some sleep in the parish house where the priests stay. The people of Idinthikarai sleep under the same roof because they fear that the police repression might happen again at... Read more >

  • Junglistan Nivas: a new hangout for the village kids

    Blogpost by Brikesh Singh - September 19, 2012 at 14:48
    Brikesh's familyMy caricature, my family and the artist Harish.

    Day 16

    It was one of the busiest day after 1st of September when I climbed up this tree. Around 170 people from schools, colleges, NGO’s, came to visit me.Among them was an artist and with his students... Read more >

  • Forest vs coal. I choose forests

    Blogpost by Rachita Taneja - September 19, 2012 at 12:02

    When my colleague told me that I was going to go to the forests to work on a tree house- I gave myself a mental high five. What could be cooler than chilling in a forest for a week? I was to accompany three activists, who had helped get a lot of peopl... Read more >

  • Realities of Koodankulam: more tales of apathy

    Blogpost by Ali Abbas - September 18, 2012 at 17:53

    I got up at 5.30 am in the morning, with the sound of my door bell ringing continuously. It was the hotel staff trying to make sure I don't miss the famous Kanyakumari sunrise. Half asleep, I told them that I had worked late in the night and I'd catch... Read more >

  • Junglistan Diaries: routine visits and some special ones

    Blogpost by Brikesh Singh - September 18, 2012 at 14:13

    Cattle Egret

    It's been two weeks in the forests. These buffaloes and the Cattle Egret are regular visitiors to the stream now. Or perhaps I am the visitor for them.

    Women from the villageI had some very special guests from the nearby village.

    The women had taken the afternoon off f... Read more >

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