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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...

Celebrating safe food on World Food day

Feature story | October 28, 2011 at 13:16

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food,” George Bernard Shaw.

A new Rainbow Warrior sets sail

Feature story | October 14, 2011 at 18:30

The Earth has a new champion. In Bremerhaven, Germany, we’ve held the naming ceremony for the world’s first purpose-built, crowd-bought, eco-sleek sailing vessel, the new Rainbow Warrior.

Rise of the Orangutans

Feature story | September 24, 2011 at 15:33

“Is your brand linked to rainforest destruction?” That was the uncomfortable question posed to delegates at GLOBOIL 2011, the international conference on vegetable oil and oilseeds at Hotel Renaissance, Mumbai on September 24. The fact that it...

Opposition from over 1 lakh people creates the World’s Biggest GM-Free Baingan Bharta

Feature story | September 12, 2011 at 18:00

A sultry rainy day did not do much to dampen the spirit of hundreds of Delhiites, gathered at Dilli Haat to witness the preparation of the World’s Biggest GM-Free Baingan Bharta. The event, organised by Greenpeace, saw hundreds of people coming...

Farewell to the Rainbow Warrior II

Feature story | August 16, 2011 at 13:30

After 52 years at sea (22 years as a Greenpeace ship), the current Rainbow Warrior is heading for a new life. Over the last few days, the bell was removed, the ship’s mascot, a dolphin, was taken down and the Rainbow Warrior’s named painted over...

Risky potato plan mashed by activists

Feature story | May 19, 2011 at 20:15

It’s potato planting time again in the north of Sweden where activists are occupying BASF’s potato warehouse and are blocking the exit in order to hinder the German chemical company from planting the risky GMO potato “Amflora.”

Vigils across India show citizens’ anxiety over nuclear power

Feature story | April 18, 2011 at 11:00

Demonstrations and vigils were held in eleven cities across India on April 11, the one month anniversary of Fukushima, to send a message of solidarity with the victims of the disaster, and to demand that world governments invest instead in safe...

Tata and the turtles. How environmental activism triggered a complex trademark dispute

Feature story | April 13, 2011 at 11:33

The following article was featured as a cover story in the March 2011 issue of India Business Law Journal. It is written by Rebecca Abraham.

Voices worldwide say no more nuclear power

Feature story | March 25, 2011 at 16:06

Reverberations from the Fukushima crisis are being felt around the world, as plans to build new nuclear power plants are being challenged. The safety of existing plants is being questioned. The cost of nuclear power is projected to rise, and the...

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