Even as the environment ministry continues to come under pressure to fast track coal mining in forest areas, this analysis by Greenpeace shows how coal mining threatens over 1.1 million hectares of forest in 13 coalfields alone in Central India.

This new report by Greenpeace warns that depleting fish stocks and historical neglect of marine conservation are causing three major problems for India: massive job losses, damaged ecosystems and a weaker national GDP. It states that 90 per cent of India's fish stocks are at or above maximum sustainable levels of exploitation.

Coal mining poses a serious threat to tigers in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur region, near the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) and must be reined in concluded this new report by the Fact Finding Mission to the area organized by Greenpeace India, consisting of wildlife experts Praveen Bhargav and Biswajit Mohanty and environmental lawyer Rahul Choudhary.