A protest has been gaining momentum in central India's Bundelkhand. It concerns a 382.131-hectare patch of the protected Buxwaha forest that is proposed to be allotted to the Bunder diamond block. The forest clearance report states that a total of 2,15,875 trees would have to be cut down in this area for the proposed mine.
Read full story here: Buxwaha Diamond Mining: 2 Lakh Trees, Tribals’ Livelihood at Stake
We are in support of these trees, animals living in the habitat and support the livelihood concerns of about 7,000 tribals.
Read our blog: Indian Environmental Laws and Buxwaha Forest
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