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How we said NO to GMO!

Blog entry by Veera Chavan | December 24, 2014

It started about a month ago with a tiny idea of opposing the genetic modification of crops. The idea came from the trip to Rahuri, a small affected village on the Pune-Mumbai highway. Two members from Hou de Green, the Pune volunteer...

2014: The best of times, the worst of times

Blog entry by Samit Aich | December 19, 2014

2014 has been a challenging year for Greenpeace India and our country's environment. Today, we are witnessing one of the gravest challenges in our history. In June 2014, an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report , leaked to the Indian media,...

Indian Pandora's box on climate change waiting to be opened

Blog entry by Avik Roy | December 6, 2014

There are whispers in the corridor in Lima that India may announce some unprecedented decision that will change the course of the ongoing climate negotiations in the lead up to Paris agreement. Nevertheless, India is a strategic player...

The people behind the movement: What makes Greenpeace run

Blog entry by Sanchita Mahajan | December 5, 2014

In the past 597 days of my being with Greenpeace India, the following instances stand out: 1. People hanging a banner from the Essar building- to tell the world how it’s destroying India's precious forests.   2. People persistently...

Soil is the soul of agriculture

Blog entry by Ishteyaque Ahmed | December 5, 2014

Soil is the soul of agriculture. In the present chemical-based agriculture paradigm, the soil health is under great threat. Excessive use of chemical inputs has caused a huge damage to the physical and biological characters of the soil...

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