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Activists say NO COAL to the PM, while he talks conservation with the world

Feature story | October 17, 2012 at 13:35

As Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh was addressing the world about biodiversity and the need to protect it at the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity on October 16, Greenpeace India’s online activists were sending him a very special tweet.

Jungle Jam in Bangalore to save our forests

Feature story | September 14, 2012 at 17:36

Bangalore is well known as the rock capital of India but it was after quite a while that an outdoor music event happened here. Greenpeace broke the monotony recently with the Jungle Jam in the heart of the city at the Kanteerva stadium. The...

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...

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...

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...

Activist Brikesh Singh to be a part of CNN IBN Citizen Journalist awards

Blog entry by Ignatius Thekaekara | March 1, 2013

Greenpeace activist Brikesh Singh has been invited to the CNN IBN Citizen Journalist (CJ) awards 2013. Citizen Journalist is an initiative by CNN IBN where viewers become reporters and armed with a camera they tell stories of injustice...

Junglistan Diaries- TEDx with Brikesh Singh

Blog entry by Vidhya Lakshmi R. | May 24, 2013

I had been excited for days for two reasons: TEDx was being hosted in Coimbatore and Greenpeace activist, Brikesh Singh agreed to be a speaker at the event. The stage was set and the speakers were getting ready. I was waiting with...

Junglistan Nivas: a new hangout for the village kids

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | September 19, 2012

My caricature, my family and the artist Harish. Day 16 It was one of the busiest day after 1 st of September when I climbed up this tree. Around 170 people from schools, colleges, NGO’s, came to visit me.Among them was an...

Junglistan Diaries: the writing's on the wall

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | September 14, 2012

If you can read your name here then you are a hero. Today I started writing names of all the people, who have signed the petition, on the tree house. Every time I feel a little low, I'll look at these names and take inspiration...

Junglistan diaries: Padmapur forests, residence for a month

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | September 5, 2012

1st September 2012 It was only when I woke up in the morning that the feeling started sinking in. I am actually going to be spending a month in the middle of the forest! The excitement started at 2 am in the morning when almost 8...

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