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Navdanya Organizes Mango Festival on 11th July
Navdanya successfully organised a mango festival at its Biodiversity Conservation farm at village Ramgarh on Old Shimla Road in Dehradun. About 75 people including some of the Navdanya family members were present at the occasion.

Participants were briefed about Mango and its varieties and history. Navdanya's Organic Mango orchard was visited where people saw 9 varieties of Mango hanging on the trees.

Mango tasting of 9 varieties was done before lunch. Mango varieties included Deshari...

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Bhu-Swaraj Convention on Land Grab and Resource Grab
Ranchi – Jharkhand
7th – 8th May, 2010

“Let it not be said of India, that this great Republic in a hurry to develop, itself is devastating the green mother earth and uprooting our tribal population.”

President of India, Mr.  K.R Narayanan
25th Jan 2001 Eve of Republic Day

Contrary to what the head of the state said at the beginning of the new millennium, India has not only put  mother earth at great risk by its distorted development process, but also has caused great suffering to...

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Press Release: Stop the Biopiracy Epidemic
The epidemic of Biopiracy – the piracy through patenting of biodiversity and traditional knowledge – has reached explosive potentials.  

Dr. Vandana Shiva released a new report of 5,000 Biopiracy patents. She said “The 5000 Biopiracy Patents uncovered by Navdanya/Research Foundation for Science, Technology & Ecology are just a tip of the iceberg.

The government has totally failed in its duty to protect the nations biodiversity and intellectual heritage. It should immediately...

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Independent People's Tribunal: Interim Observations of the Jury
The jury heard the testimonies of a large number of witnesses over three days from the States of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Orissa as well as some expert witnesses on land acquisition, mining and human rights violations of Operation Green Hunt. The immediate observations of the Jury are as follows:

Tribal communities represent a substantial and important proportion of Indian population and heritage. Not even ten countries in the world have more people than we have tribals in...

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Press Release: IPT Day 3
The Independent People's Tribunal on Land Acquisition, ResourceGrab and Operation Green Hunt after presiding over 3 days of depositions and testimonies, presented their recommendations on the situation to the public and the Government.

Presenting the recommendations of the jury before the media, public and Government, Justice (Retd.) Sawant said “There is a perception within the Goivernment and media that by organising meetings like the IPT, we, everyone present in this room are...

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