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Greenpeace activists occupy trees outside the Coal Ministry

Feature story | September 11, 2012 at 12:44

On September 11, Greenpeace activists took the fight to protect our forests from coal mining right to the source - the Union Coal Ministry. In a daring display of solidarity and concern for our last remaining forests in Central India, Greenpeace...

Solidarity Statement in Support of Omkareshwar Jal Satyagraha

Feature story | September 7, 2012 at 18:16

Greenpeace supports and stands in solidarity to the oustees of the Omkareshwar Dam, one of the 30 large dams constructed in the controversial Narmada Valley Project. We are shocked and concerned at the apathy of the Government of Madhya Pradesh...

Greenpeace activist to live on a tree to protect our forests

Feature story | September 2, 2012 at 11:30

Greenpeace activist Brikesh Singh climbed an Anjan tree in Chandrapur, Maharashtra on Saturday, 1st September. What’s so special about climbing a tree you might ask? Well, Brikesh is not coming down in a hurry; in fact he is going to live on this...

Greenpeace welcomes Parliamentary Standing Committee report on GM crops

Feature story | August 10, 2012 at 18:07

On 9th August 2012 the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture tabled its exhaustive report titled, 'Cultivation of genetically modified food crops - prospects and effects' in Parliament. The Panel has strongly rejected the use of...

Renewable energy sources can meet the growing electricity demand of Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Feature story | May 22, 2012 at 15:30

Renewable energy is the only way to meet the requirement of electricity deficit said Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar. He said this during a business meeting, where he expressed his views about renewable power generation through maximum use...

Low-cost solar PV pumping set demonstrated in Kalyan Bigha by Greenpeace

Feature story | April 16, 2012 at 12:15

Asserting the fact that small-scale, decentralized renewable energy systems holds the key to development for rural India, Greenpeace today, demonstrated and installed a solar power pumping system at Kalyan Bigha (native village of Hon’ble Chief...

Kudankulam Updates

Feature story | March 23, 2012 at 11:34

The latest on what we know of the situation in Kudankulam and Idinthakarai over the protests against the Nuclear Power Plant.

The real foreign hand

Feature story | March 1, 2012 at 20:20

We express shock and indignation at the recent statement the PM of India has made suggesting that anti-nuclear and anti-GM protests have been stoked by NGOs representing a ‘foreign hand’. According to the PM, these NGOs that have no concern for...

Victory! Facebook 'friends' renewable energy

Feature story | December 15, 2011 at 19:30

After 20 months of mobilising, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the Internet giant has today announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. More than 700,000 people from all over the world joined to make this victory possible!

Campaign to save forests reaches the coal ministry's doorstep

Feature story | December 5, 2011 at 12:19

Anticipating high security and only a few minutes outside Shastri Bhawan, Greenpeace India activists successfully blocked the main gate of the Ministry of Coal office by placing 18 life size tigers chained to the gates. Three tiger mascots, 2...

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