Shell leaves the Arctic!

Shell leaves the Arctic!

In a monumental win for the climate and our living planet, oil-giant Shell has announced it is abandoning its oil drilling plans in the Arctic. Shell says its decision to put its Arctic plans on hold for the ‘forseeable future’ is due to plummeting oil prices, but inside sources have revealed...

Greenpeace, villagers fight to keep coal mining from ‘life-giving’ Mahan forest in India’s energy capital

Greenpeace, villagers fight to keep coal mining from ‘life-giving’ Mahan forest in India’s energy capital

Originally published on ABC 08/07/15   Photo: Aaron Hollett To the people who live in central India’s Mahan forest, it is paradise. Anita Kushwaha, from the forest’s Budher village, says all the plants have some use. When the Mahua fruit is in season, she sells bags of it at the...

Greenpeace: Coal in India

Greenpeace — Greenpeace: Coal in India

Countering Coal This report by Greenpeace and Kalpavriksh, exposes the environmental damage and human rights violations in the forests of Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh, an epicentre of mineral extraction in India. From talking to over 500 different ‘forest dwellers’ the report highlights violations in the constitutional rights of these communities...