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How L’Oreal committed to the ultimate makeover

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | January 31, 2014

The world’s largest beauty and cosmetics company, L’Oreal, has made a landmark promise to remove forest destruction from the products they sell. "Because I'm Worth It" is a catchy slogan coined 40 years ago by the French cosmetics...

Freedom of speech doesn't come cheap

Blog entry by Heena Sharma | January 28, 2014

India is a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic and a republic nation. And it's enriched with magnificent flora and fauna, however due to globalization, modernization and industrialization, the natural wealth is soon dissipating.

Essar slaps a lawsuit on Greenpeace India

Blog entry by Samit Aich | January 28, 2014

This may sound unbelievable, but it's true. On Wednesday, 14 Greenpeace India activists scaled Essar's headquarters in Mahalakshmi and unfurled a huge banner. In retaliation, Essar has filed a lawsuit against Greenpeace India and...

Will you help us Protect Paradise in 2014?

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | January 24, 2014

When I read the daily newspaper here in Indonesia, it’s rare that there is not at least one big scandal or   exposé   related to the forest sector. Just this last weekend, land conflicts in a Kalimantan palm oil plantation made...

Let there be Mahan

Blog entry by Ruth D'Costa | January 23, 2014

Leaning on the trunk of our rented taxi, I observe the driver. Somehow, he understands. He knows when to step in and help, and when to stand aside and let us do our job. We have taken up the duty of care for the 67 activists who are...

Excerpt From the Diary of Veerappa Moily

Blog entry by Shiwang Singh | January 22, 2014

'Dear Diary, What a day :) Today, I cleared 20 projects in one stroke. I must be improving really fast. I barely spend 5 minutes reading one. I am loving handling multiple portfolios. All my old friends from the...

A song for the heartbroken animals

Blog entry by Vivek Goyal | January 10, 2014

Wild animals are worried about the epidemic deforestation. Listen to Dasrath Mahto singing (in Kotha language) soulfully about the animals’ sorrow over vanishing forests. Dasrath is from Giridi, Jharkhand. To …

138 Farmers successfully farmed on barren land in Bokaro district.

Blog entry by Vivek Goyal | January 10, 2014

Kaise aakash mein surakh nahi ho sakta, Ek pathar to upar uchalo yaaro – Dushyant Kumar J.M Rangeela talks about how farmers in Bokaro have made this quote a reality. …

My journey so far

Blog entry by Venkateshwarlu | January 8, 2014

This is a story about a person who comes from a family of farmers. I am Venkateshwarlu and I work with Greenpeace as a fundraiser. I spent most of my childhood with my parents, working on a farm in our village. And that's why I have...

Udaan 2013

Blog entry by Prachi Mishra | January 7, 2014

"We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided". At Udaan 2013, we had more than 100 participants, from 13 different states. And though, all of us were from totally different cultures, we all had one thing in common...

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