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34,000 say ‘forests are a No Go’. Minister Pranab Mukherjee says let's meet

Blog entry by Preethi Herman | February 22, 2011

As the train sped through the forest in Vidharbha, Maharashtra, I looked out of the window barely able to take my eyes away from the rich green that engulfed me. At that moment, I just had one thought in my mind- in a short while, if...

हरित खाद को बढ़ावा देने से सुधरेगी माटी की सेहत

Blog entry by डा.सीमा जावेद. Photo: © Greenpeace/Yogesh Kumar | February 16, 2011

निर्देशिका   अनुषा   रिजवी   के साथ कुछ पल जानी मानी फिल्‍म निर्देशिका अनुषा रिजवी ने पीपली लाइव बनाने के दौरान एक लम्‍बा समय खेत खलिहानों में बिताया। इस बीच उन्‍हें किसानों के सुख-दुख को बहुत करीब से देखने और उनकी...

Reviving the soil

Blog entry by Rahul Kumar. Picture: © Greenpeace / Yogesh Kumar | February 15, 2011

“It is a crime that is staring us in the face.” Anusha Rizvi, director of the film Peepli Live. Rizvi said these words at the launch of the Greenpeace report, Of Soils, Subsidies and Survival, in Delhi on February 3, 2011,...

Victory in Indonesia!

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | February 9, 2011

It’s a landmark day in the battle to stop the destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests, and to save its orangutans, tigers and other biodiversity. Today at a press conference in Jakarta, Golden Agri Resources (GAR), the palm oil arm...

A celebration of soils

Blog entry by Gopi Krishna | February 7, 2011

Indiscriminate use of chemi cal fertilizers over several decades has been sucking life out of Indian soils, and thereby putting the country’s food security at stake. But the government has continued to mindlessly promote chemical...

Facebook, let’s commit to Unfriend Coal by Earth Day, April 22, 2011

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | February 3, 2011

Since we started our campaign in February 2010, over 600,000 Greenpeace supporters like you have called on Facebook to unfriend coal and embrace renewables to power their massive data centres. Thank you. Just last week, I met with...

कुमि ने की फेसबुक से कोयले से दूर रहने की मांग

Blog entry by डा.सीमा जावेद | February 3, 2011

हाल ही में डावोस(स्विटज़रलैंड) में आयोजित वर्ल्‍ड इकनोमिक फोरम के दौरान ग्रीनपीस के मुखिया कुमी नाइडू का  फेसबुक के अपने विडियो चेनेल पर रैंडी ज़ुकरबर्ग ने लाइव साक्षात्कार किया। इस साक्षात्‍कार में कुमी ने फेसबुक से प्रदूषित कोयला दहन...

What's in there? They won't tell us

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | February 2, 2011

“I am not the right person to talk about the subject. I am not competent to speak on the subject,” insisted a core member of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) when I questioned him on his stance on labelling...

TATA vs Turtles stays!

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | January 28, 2011

“Congratulations, we won!” that was an excited but restrained Advocate Saikrishna Rajgopal, calling to inform me that the Delhi High Court had dismissed the TATA's plea for an interim injunction against Greenpeace’s TATA vs Turtle...

Greenpeace talks coal with Facebook

Blog entry by Akshey Kalra | January 28, 2011

We all use social networks today to get in touch with our long lost friends and meet new people as well. Within the social network circuit, Facebook has definitely made its mark by providing a more engaging platform to its 500 million...

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