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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.

How coal mining is trashing tigerland

Publication | August 1, 2012 at 16:35

This report makes the case that the biggest threat to the long term survival of the Royal Bengal Tiger in its largest contiguous landscape- Central India- has been overlooked by the Indian government and its administrative machinery. That threat...

Greenpeace to Coal Minister: Stop destroying forests for coal

Press release | November 30, 2011 at 13:29

New Delhi, November 30, 2011: Greenpeace activists dressed as tigers today blocked the gates of Shastri Bhawan, which houses the Ministry of Coal, demanding that forests in Central India be saved from coal mining. 20 life size tigers were...

Coal mining threatens over 1.1 million ha. of forest, tiger, elephant habitat

Press release | August 1, 2012 at 18:10

August 1, 2012, New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Even as the environment ministry continues to come under renewed pressure to fast track coal mining in forest areas, a GIS analysis released by Greenpeace titled “How Coal Mining is Trashing Tigerland” shows...

Campaign to save forests reaches the coal ministry's doorstep

Feature story | December 5, 2011 at 12:19

Anticipating high security and only a few minutes outside Shastri Bhawan, Greenpeace India activists successfully blocked the main gate of the Ministry of Coal office by placing 18 life size tigers chained to the gates. Three tiger mascots, 2...

Civil society assails impact of coal mining & Coal power plants - on biodiversity

Press release | October 12, 2012 at 12:00

In a side event organized at CBD COP at Hyderabad on 12th October, a number of NGOs and Movement groups came together to decry adverse and debilitating impact of coal mining on the biodiversity and livelihoods of the people.

Greenpeace activist to live on a tree to protect our forests

Feature story | September 2, 2012 at 11:30

Greenpeace activist Brikesh Singh climbed an Anjan tree in Chandrapur, Maharashtra on Saturday, 1st September. What’s so special about climbing a tree you might ask? Well, Brikesh is not coming down in a hurry; in fact he is going to live on this...

Tiger action at Coal ministry's office

Video | December 1, 2011 at 13:32

Forests in Central India are being threatened by the coal ministry's ambition to mine more coal. These forests are home to a large number of tigers and other wildlife species. They also provide livelihood to millions of people. Coal mining will...

Tiger action at Coal ministry's office

Video | December 1, 2011 at 13:32

Forests in Central India are being threatened by the coal ministry's ambition to mine more coal. These forests are home to a large number of tigers and other wildlife species. They also provide livelihood to millions of people. Coal mining will...

You did it! Palm oil giant commits to No Deforestation!

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | December 7, 2013

‘Effective immediately, Wilmar will not engage in development of HCS, HCV, or peat, nor knowingly source from suppliers engaged in development of HCS, HCV, or peat.’ Wilmar International - the world's biggest palm oil company - has...

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