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Thousands of citizens demand that the BRAI bill be withdrawn and India be GMO free

Feature story | August 9, 2013 at 15:07

On the eve of Quit India Day, August 8, over 2,000 citizens from 20 states came together at Jantar Mantar, Delhi for a day-long protest and march demanding that GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and multinational seed giant, Monsanto quit...

Eleven villages and the MSS stand united against coal mining in Mahan

Feature story | August 4, 2013 at 15:13

The communities from 11 villages around the Mahan forests in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, held a rally on 4th August in Singrauli to let Essar know that they will not allow coal mining in the Mahan forests. The rally, Van Adhikar Sammelan,...

Tribal Affairs Minister, KC Deo says FRA violations in Mahan will be investigated

Feature story | July 19, 2013 at 14:06

The Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, V Kishore Chandra Deo, promised complete support to ensure that the Forest Rights Act (FRA) is upheld in Mahan, Madhya Pradesh. The Minister addressed a joint press conference with Greenpeace India and Mahan...

On World Environment Day, Greenpeace bike-a-thon calls on Delhi to “Switch on the Sun”

Feature story | June 6, 2013 at 15:26

Hundreds of people on 25 stationary bicycles switched on the sun on World Environment Day on June 5 at Dilli Haat in Delhi. Delhites came together and pedalled away to claim their right to sustainable energy in a first of its kind bike-a-thon...

Drinking water crisis in Maharashtra but power plants still allocated water

Feature story | May 30, 2013 at 15:30

The severe drought in Maharashtra has affected more than 12 districts and 11,800 villages this year alone. On May 30, a Greenpeace report exposed cases of wrong prioritization of water resources to thermal power plants over drinking water...

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