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Become a Fool for Forests

Video | June 22, 2011 at 18:12

Forests are being threatened by coal mining. The government plans to mine coal in the forests of Central and Eastern India. A lot of communities and wildlife depend on these forests. Those who want to save the forests are being called fools.

Become a Fool for Forests

Video | June 22, 2011 at 18:12

Forests are being threatened by coal mining. The government plans to mine coal in the forests of Central and Eastern India. A lot of communities and wildlife depend on these forests. Those who want to save the forests are being called fools.

Republic of Junglistan becomes a star attraction

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | January 13, 2012

If you are not a citizen of Junglistan yet, you are missing out on a lot of things. For one thing is certain, the Republic of Junglistan is a country that never sleeps. "Why this Koyla (coal) mining di?" Just before 2011...

Threats don't deter the people of Mahan

Blog entry by Gopika Nangia | July 30, 2013

The Mahan forest that is spread over 1182.35  hectares, and that close to 60 villages are dependent on, will be largely destroyed due to allocation of various coal blocks within the forest. In Amelia village if you swivel your head,...

Coal India profits up, power tariffs up – but the power supply goes down!

Blog entry by Paul Horsman & Shashwat Raj | May 28, 2013

A coal fired power plant in Singrauli. Coal India recently announced a massive increase in profits – up 35% net. The people of Delhi are now paying the highest tariff ever – up by over 20% in the last two years. At the same time,...

Up to 115,000 Indians killed by coal in 2012

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | March 12, 2013

A coal power plant in Singrauli spewing toxic fumes. The skeletons keep piling up/tumbling out of King Coal's closet. 80,000 to 115,000 of them last year alone. That's no joke – it's the estimate of premature deaths that a...

Tiger action at Coal ministry's office

Video | December 1, 2011 at 14:32

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...

Become a Fool for Forests

Video | June 22, 2011 at 18:12

Forests are being threatened by coal mining. The government plans to mine coal in the forests of Central and Eastern India. A lot of communities and wildlife depend on these forests. Those who want to save the forests are being called fools.

Mahan’s chota sipahi

Blog entry by Aafreen Ali | June 9, 2014

He caught my attention when he introduced himself as "main yahain ka sabse chota sipahi hu" and in my short stay I saw that this wasn't just an empty statement but he lived up to it. When kids his age were running around playing...

Plunging rupee and coal dependence

Blog entry by Arundhati Muthu | September 12, 2013

Coal contributes significantly to our Current Account Deficit (CAD) and the weakening rupee through large coal imports and coal-related investments abroad. The only way out is to minimise India's coal dependence. Greenpeace...

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