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A day of my life in Mahan

Blog entry by Siddhant | April 18, 2014

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...

Understanding the Mahan Forest

Blog entry by Akash Mala Tamang | May 15, 2014

I heard of Mahan and came here through the 'YUVA Foundation', which is working for the youth at the grassroots level. I knew this camp would be a fantastic learning experience. This feeling was reinforced during the camp. The...

Asia’s largest sal forest needs you

Blog entry by Adarsh Vansay | April 30, 2014

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...

A village called Budher

Blog entry by Siddhant | May 9, 2014

The village of Budher is one of about 50 plus villages that constitute Mahan. It can be reached by swerving left off the main road after a 40 km drive from the industrial town of Waidhan. The road meanders through a series of small...

Empowered to fight for their rights

Blog entry by Phiroza Tafti | June 4, 2014

My overall impression is that the women of Amelia have developed a unique sense of confidence. I definitely attribute this with the exposure to Greenpeace activists one can see that approximately one third of the villagers attending...

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