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Coal versus Forest

Hub | July 19, 2012 at 15:15

We must stop the Government from cutting down giant areas of forest in Central India to get the coal that lies beneath.

CBD media briefing

Publication | October 11, 2012 at 11:13

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), with its 193 parties or delegates is the globe’s most important conference on protecting the planet’s diminishing biodiversity – It is the conference that covers life on earth and the use of the...

Brikesh leaves the tree house

Image gallery | October 2, 2012

Brikesh leaves the tree house

Image gallery | October 2, 2012

Pick tigers over coal

Blog entry by Vinuta Gopal | October 12, 2012

Few countries can boast a national animal with the status as India. The tiger, as a symbol of India, is as recognisable as the Taj Mahal and as loved as Mahatma Gandhi. Yet this iconic emblem of India is under threat and perhaps most...

Forest vs coal. I choose forests

Blog entry by Rachita Taneja | September 19, 2012

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...

Junglistan diaries: Visitors, cobras and mine blasts

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | September 10, 2012

Day 10 at the tree house. By now I have seen and heard twenty blasts in the coal mine, two snakes including a cobra, and a trail of a rock python. I have had around 280 visitors, oldest being 68 years old. I saw the river getting...

Foot spa and bamboo shoot curry in Junglistan

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | September 12, 2012

How many of you have paid thousands to get this treatment done in spas? Well I have always been curious about these treatments. But I the idea finding it out in a spa, was not too appealing. Here in Junglistan, this is one of the...

Nothing goes to waste in the forests

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | September 28, 2012

I 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...

Brikesh leaves the tree house

Image gallery | October 2, 2012

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