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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...

No-Go or gone

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | January 28, 2011

Forests always make for interesting stories. Jungle lore always fascinated me as a child.  Tigers, lions, bears, monkeys and elephants made better protagonists than humans then. The ultimate dream as a city bred child was to walk in a...

Coal conquers tusker territory, hungry for more forests

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | January 25, 2011

Imagine a herd of elephants taking out a protest march. Well, if they could there would be one happening in Chhattisgarh right now. The Chhattisgarh government recently scrapped the Lemru elephant reserve in Korba district for a coal...

Good afternoon. How much for a forest?

Blog entry by Grace Boyle | January 25, 2011

The floatation of Coal India was a smasher. Bigger than anyone could have dreamed. The Government of India launched the initial public offering (IPO) of Coal India Ltd, the state-owned coal mining company that is the largest in the...

Cancun leaves us with some hope

Blog entry by Siddharth Pathak, Picture:Elizabeth Ruiz / Greenpe | January 7, 2011

The Cancun climate summit, or COP 16, in terms of negotiation was a pleasant surprise after the debacle at Copenhagen. In Cancun, countries were able to achieve foundational progress on critical issues and come to a common...

How green is your list?

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | January 6, 2011

Now that the New Year is finally here, I am sorting out my resolution list. While I was working on mine, another really long list of resolutions landed in my inbox. This one was a set of green resolutions made by Greenpeace India’s...

Enlightening Bihar

Blog entry by Shashwat Raj | January 3, 2011

W ith the Nalanda University revival becoming a reality, Bihar is trying to regain its status as an education hub in the international arena. The elite centre of learning which was operational 800 years back, was built in fifth century...

Konkan coast under nuclear threat

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | December 22, 2010

The Konkan coast is a beautiful and relatively undisturbed area south of Mumbai. Most people here make a living out of agriculture. The area is also known for Alphonso mango and cashews, among other things - and fishing. All of that is...

On the sidelines: Climate change induced migration

Blog entry by Deven Digwal | December 14, 2010

While the delegates at Cancun attended one meeting after another, I attended a side event at the Cancun Mess on climate migration and its impacts. One of the speakers at this event was Greenpeace International’s executive director Kumi...

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