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Coal versus Forest

Hub | July 19, 2012 at 17:15

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

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

Press release | August 1, 2012 at 20:10

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 13:19

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...

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...

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...

34,000 लोगों ने की “नो गो ” मुद्दे पर प्रणव मुखर्जी से खुली बहस कराने की मांग

Press release | February 17, 2011 at 15:11

नई दिल्ली, 17 फरवरी, 2011 : देश के 34,000 लोगों ने केन्द्रीय वित्त मंत्री प्रणव मुखर्जी से मांग की है कि वे किसी फैसले पर पहुंचने से पहले ‘नो गो फारेस्ट’ (अक्षुण्णं वनक्षेत्र) बनाम कोयला खनन मुद्दे पर सार्वजनिक बहस करायें। इस बहस में वे...

Activists occupy trees outside Coal Ministry

Video | September 18, 2012 at 15:06

The government's plant to mine coal in the forests of Central India will destroy wildlife and the livelihoods of thousands of communities dependent on these forests. Greenpeace India has been campaigning against coal mining, and wants the...

Activists occupy trees outside Coal Ministry

Video | September 18, 2012 at 15:06

The government's plant to mine coal in the forests of Central India will destroy wildlife and the livelihoods of thousands of communities dependent on these forests. Greenpeace India has been campaigning against coal mining, and wants the...

Activists occupy trees outside Coal Ministry

Video | September 18, 2012 at 15:06

The government's plant to mine coal in the forests of Central India will destroy wildlife and the livelihoods of thousands of communities dependent on these forests. Greenpeace India has been campaigning against coal mining, and wants the...

"Minister Jaiswal, We are Watching!"

Blog entry by Preethi Herman | December 8, 2011

It was probably a regular morning for most other people, but for a bunch of us armed with tiger props and an agenda to meet Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal, it was a roaring success! I am referring to the morning Greenpeace...

Republic of Junglistan reaches Bangalore

Blog entry by Shiva Sharma | December 6, 2011

After meeting people in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai, Bhaloo and Sheroo finally reached Bangalore, the Garden City. The embassy of Junglistan was set up at Cubbon park, a place known for its preserved green cover. Soon, Bhaloo and...

Tigers reach coal ministry's office

Image gallery | December 1, 2011

Tigers reach coal ministry's office

Image gallery | December 1, 2011

Tigers reach coal ministry's office

Image gallery | December 1, 2011

34,000 say ‘forests are a No Go’. Minister Pranab Mukherjee says let's meet

Blog entry by Preethi Herman | February 22, 2011

As the train sped through the forest in Vidharbha, Maharashtra, I looked out of the window barely able to take my eyes away from the rich green that engulfed me. At that moment, I just had one thought in my mind- in a short while, if...

No-Go or gone

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | January 28, 2011

Forests always make for interesting stories. Jungle lore always fascinated me as a child.  Tigers, lions, bears, monkeys and elephants made better protagonists than humans then. The ultimate dream as a city bred child was to walk in a...

Coal conquers tusker territory, hungry for more forests

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | January 25, 2011

Imagine a herd of elephants taking out a protest march. Well, if they could there would be one happening in Chhattisgarh right now. The Chhattisgarh government recently scrapped the Lemru elephant reserve in Korba district for a coal...

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