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Greenpeace to Prime Minister: Defend forests not coal scams

Press release | August 21, 2012 at 15:01

New Delhi, August 21, 2012: Even as Parliament was debating the CAG report, Greenpeace activists unfurled a giant 60 ft by 60 ft banner that said 'Dr Singh Defend Forests not Coal Scams' on Rajpath, the road leading to the PMO. The Environment...

Greenpeace activist to occupy a tree in Chandrapur forest for 1 month

Press release | August 29, 2012 at 16:35

August 29th, 2012, Nagpur: India is hosting the 11th Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in October this year to discuss conservation of biodiversity. “It is ironical that my government, which is writing...

Are We Ready to Sustain the Right Choice?

Blog entry by Sunil Dahiya | September 7, 2016

India is standing at very interesting juncture today. From here onwards, there are two paths that can pave the way forward. The first one is to continue with the age old conventional dirty energy sources such as coal, while ignoring...

Chandrapur MP visits Brikesh and offers his support to Junglistan

Feature story | September 25, 2012 at 14:59

Brikesh Singh, who is living on a tree in Chandrapur, had a special visitor recently. Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, the Member of Parliament from the Chandrapur constituency came over to Brikesh’s tree house on September 22 and was all praise for his...

Brikesh Singh bids adieu to the forest

Feature story | October 1, 2012 at 17:36

Greenpeace activist, Brikesh Singh leaves the tree-house in the forests of Chandrapur today, on October 1. This was his home since September 1 when he decided to embark on a tree-top protest to save our forests. He will now make his way back to...

Actress Amala Akkineni protests with Greenpeace from Charminar

Feature story | October 8, 2012 at 21:00

The Charminar, was the venue Greenpeace activists chose in Hyderabad to protest against coal mining destroying forests in Central India. On October 8, the first day of the Convention on Biological Diversity being held in the city, activists...

Tickets to film screening - Coal Curse

Page | April 9, 2013 at 13:08

Coal Curse, film by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, supported by Greenpeace, takes you on a journey to the land of dirty coal and the trails and tribulations of the people working in the coal mines.

The Ghosts of Coal

Blog entry by Sajan Ponappa | April 21, 2017

The Ghosts of Coal is a photo-blog which describes the environmental and health problems caused by coal-fired thermal power plants.

Greenpeace activist to live on a tree to protect our forests

Feature story | September 2, 2012 at 13:30

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...

The people of Mahan have won; Long live the fight – Zindabad!

Blog entry by Vinuta Gopal | April 2, 2015

I was returning to Mahan and Singrauli after more than two years. I had wanted more than anything to be back in Mahan to see what the people felt on knowing they had won. The Mahan coal block was not going to be auctioned as the...

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