A coal mining company run by Asia’s richest man, Gautam Adani, is strip-mining tribal lands, but forest-dwellers are resisting, Astha Rajvanshi (India, 2020-2022) reports in The New Yorker.

“We are all scattered now,” a villager who took compensation to leave his village told her. “We were fooled in every way.”


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Photo: Hasdeo River basin (Kailash Mohankar, Wikimedia Commons)