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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...

Let the sun shine more on Delhi’s rooftops

Blog entry by Anand Prabu Pathanjali | July 23, 2013

A century old city that has been representing the face of our country and holds the seat of the honorable Prime Minister of the country. Delhi, a word that triggers lots of historical memories in ones mind and I happen to be in this...

Meeting and being inspired by Kumi Naidoo

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | July 16, 2013

Kumi Naidoo (left) joins activists at a rally in Istanbul calling for an ‘end to the age of coal’ Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International recently said, “Mahatma Gandhi once said, first they ignore you, then...

One positive step from the World Bank, many to follow

Blog entry by Paul Horsman and Shiwang Singh | July 3, 2013

Rampaging floods in Uttarakhand,India, Mindanao, along Europe's famed Danube, in large tracts of Canada, and in America's Midwest. Toxic smog in Singapore, Malaysia, and China's industrial heartland. Melting glaciers in the Alps,...

Who bears the brunt of power cuts in our society?

Blog entry by Shiwang Singh | July 2, 2013

As I was taking a metro towards Jahangirpuri on Saturday June 15, I saw a poster of a political party talking about how they are with the 'Aam Admi'(common man) in every step and are striving to improve the nation in every sphere...

The people’s movement to fight for freedom from the BRAI bill and GM crops has begun!

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | July 1, 2013

India is a nation which has long been known for people’s movements and Jantar Mantar in Delhi has been one of those symbolic places for people around the country to join hands and demand “their right” or “what is right.” These...

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