Neola Pereira: Young, female and fighting for India’s environment
21 April 2021 | 10:49 am
Fronted by 20-year-old Neola Pereira, the dancing flash mob swings into action, campaigning to save a threatened wildlife reserve -- part of a growing, youth-led environmental movement rattling Indian authorities.
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