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Blog entry by Amrit Bakshi | April 11, 2013

It was the night before The Esperanza came into Antisiranana, a small port in the north of Madagascar. When the sea started to churn. The wind picked up. And things began to fly. It might be hard to believe but this is one of the...

Protecting farmers from future drought does not need “extreme measures” but a strong...

Blog entry by Jai Krishna Ranganathan | April 9, 2013

An open letter to Deputy Chief Minister Maharashtra, Mr Ajit Anantrao Pawar. Respected Sir, Greenpeace India is appalled at the callous and insensitive comments made by you as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, in Indapur,...

A more just, peaceful and sustainable world is possible - World Social Forum 2013

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | April 5, 2013

Greenpeace’s International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo In early 2011, Tunisia’s President Zine Al Abidine Ben Ali was overthrown and the popular uprising in Tunisia was followed shortly by a wave of revolutions in several Arab...

Mahan Sangharsh Samiti gathering more local support for forest rights

Blog entry by Akshay Gupta | April 4, 2013

The sound of tribal songs filled the air, Sela - a tribal dance, set the atmosphere for more than 250 devotees from the village; they began offering prasad from the puja of 'Dih Baba' (forest God). Simultaneously, the Mahan Company...

Wanted: Polar explorers. No experience required.

Blog entry by James Turner | April 4, 2013

In just over two weeks I will be standing on the frozen Arctic ocean, preparing to ski to the North Pole. I'll be wearing four layers of fleece and a special hat that someone knitted for me. In my pockets I'll carry some almond...

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