Local villagers celebrate the government’s decision to stop Mahan coal block from mining in India’s Mahan forest. The mining would have threatened the livelihoods of thousands of people who depend on the forest.
We ‘bear witness’ to environmental destruction in a peaceful, non-violent manner. We use non-violent confrontation to raise the level and quality of public debate. In exposing threats to the environment and finding solutions we have no permanent allies or adversaries. We ensure our financial independence from political or commercial interests.