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Brikesh Singh

Image | October 12, 2009 at 2:48

Brikesh Singh, climate campaigner, Greenpeace India, unfurls a huge banner on the roof of the Palace of Westminster’s Great Hall that says: “CHANGE THE POLITICS, SAVE THE CLIMATE.” Fifty-five Greenpeace volunteers scaled the walls of the Houses...

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...

Tigers at the door

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | October 16, 2012

At Greenpeace India we are always looking for the most effective ways to communicate our messages – today in the hi-tech world of modern media that includes tweeting and texting, blogging and subvertising. But there are times when...

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...

Let's not let them destroy forests

Blog entry by Teju Erappa | September 28, 2012

We are facing a big, big problem which has not been given enough attention and now this problem is growing and devastating everything in its path. There are some dirty people who are blasting mother Earth and digging deep inside for...

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...

Good news for Tadoba’s tigers

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | September 27, 2012

The Adani group has been trying to revive its Lohara coal mining project near the Tadoba Tiger Reserve ever since a Group of Ministers announced last year that the "no go" policy was scrapped. This mine was rejected back in 2010 after...

Junglistan diaries: booster shots of inspiration

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | September 24, 2012

Sisters from St Mary's convent and Montfort convent visited the tree house. I was amazed by their energy and enthusiasm. A lot of visitors who are half their age shy away from climbing up the tree house but all the sisters climbed...

Brikesh Singh’s Gandhigiri

Video | February 28, 2013 at 17:28

Greenpeace activist Brikesh Singh lived in a tree near the Tadoba-Andhari forest for one month and also became a CNN IBN Citizen Journalist during this time.

What will we leave for our future generations?

Blog entry by Velagapudi Rajesh | October 4, 2012

I've been in the Chandrapur forests right from the start of this tree occupation activity. One of my tasks was to help build a secure tree house, before Brikesh came to live in the forest. I've been here for one and a half months and I...

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