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The Government’s agenda to promote GM crops will be pernicious for India

Blog entry by Aruna Rodrigues | August 19, 2013

Agendas, of course, are immune from science or to facts A protest on August 8, 2013 in Delhi against the BRAI bill and Monsanto. © Karan Vaid/Greenpeace The final report of the Supreme Court-appointed Technical Expert...

MSS facing threats and intimidation to uphold the FRA in Mahan

Blog entry by Gopika Nangia | August 16, 2013

The MSS public meeting on the Forests Rights Act © Vivek Muthuramalingam As we drive to various villages located in Mahan, Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh, with members of the Mahan Sangarsh Samiti (MSS) for publicising the August 4,...

United we stand against BRAI

Blog entry by Shiwang Singh | August 13, 2013

© Karan Vaid/Greenpeace “When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.” Edmund Burke (1729-1797); Statesman, Author, Philosopher. On 8th of...

Does our government care that GM crops and the BRAI bill will destroy our future?

Blog entry by Reema Ganguly | August 8, 2013

Are you drinking RO (Reverse Osmosis) water? Are you using a sanitiser to clean your hands? Are you boiling your veggies to remove pesticides? Are you using a disinfectant to mop your floor? If the answer is yes, then I...

India's BRAI Bill will allow GM companies to tamper with food, health and environment

Blog entry by Devinder Sharma | August 6, 2013

In March, US President Barack Obama signed the HR 933 continuing resolution -- popularly called 'Monsanto Protection Act'—that effectively divests the federal courts of their constitutional power to stop the planting or sale of...

Street plays say NO to GM food and BRAI bill

Blog entry by Sankalp Bhardwaj | August 5, 2013

Photo © Deb Kumar Chattopadhyay I recently heard about Greenpeace India's campaign against Genetically Modified (GM) food and decided to participate. I had researched GM foods earlier as well and I knew how bad it was for our...

The sorry plight of the villagers in Mahan

Blog entry by Gopika Nangia | August 5, 2013

The residents of Dongri village, which is located in the Mahan forest in Singrauli are going to be displaced due to the proposed mining activities of the Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation and Jaypee Group. Several...

Threats don't deter the people of Mahan

Blog entry by Gopika Nangia | July 30, 2013

The Mahan forest that is spread over 1182.35  hectares, and that close to 60 villages are dependent on, will be largely destroyed due to allocation of various coal blocks within the forest. In Amelia village if you swivel your head,...

Junglistan at school

Blog entry by Shashwat Srivastava | July 26, 2013

Photo © Druhi Dasgupta I wanted to use my past experience and knowledge in a meaningful way and that is the main reason I joined Greenpeace as a Green Warrior volunteer. The knowledge and encouragement rendered at each step by Druhi...

Where do we draw the line and say it is enough?

Blog entry by Bipasha Majumder | July 24, 2013

"Hydropower is a renewable, economic, nonpolluting and environmentally benign source of Energy." So says the Annual Report of Ministry of Power ( 2001-2002 Chapter 2 ) where the untapped potential of all the Mountain states have...

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