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  • Ecological farming is the reality!

    Blogpost by Siddharth Sreenivas - October 15, 2014 at 11:59

    15 October 2014

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    Ecological farming is a mantra often thrown by environmentalists and sustainability advocates at the drop of a hat but has anyone wondered how ecological farming works - the economics of it, the research that has to go into it and finally ab... Read more >

  • The Indian Tea Industry Embarks On A New Journey... To Deliver Pesticide-Free Tea

    Blogpost by Shivani Shah - October 8, 2014 at 11:38

    08 October 2014

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    It is no small matter. For the first time in history, the biggest marketers of tea in India have taken the first step towards ensuring pesticide-free tea in the future. Now, this calls for a celebration!

    Two months and 50,000 supporters lat... Read more >

  • TGBL’S COMMITMENT TO CLEAN CHAI IS PEOPLE’S VICTORY FOR SAFE-TEA

    Blogpost by Neha Saigal - September 29, 2014 at 17:18

    29 September 2014

    Pesticide Documentation in Tea estates © Vivek M. / Greenpeace

     

    It was only last week that we had a meeting with the giants in the corporate world, the Tatas. We were meeting their team in Bangalore about our public campaign on clean chai. It had been over forty five days since our brave activists climbe... Read more >

  • Saving Sumatran Tigers: Learnings and State of Affairs

    Blogpost by Avimuktesh Bhardwaj - September 29, 2014 at 14:17

    27 September 2014

    The palm oil industry, which supplies raw ingredients to various other industries across food and personal care sectors, has reached a tipping point from where it can look forward to a sustainable future.

     

    It is a common argument today that development can only happen at the cost of environment. And we must cut forests, pollute air and water, and keep increasing our dependence on chemicals to push industrial growth rates.

    However, something i... Read more >

  • Thanks to you, Wagh Bakri rises to #CleanChai

    Blogpost by Shivani Shah - September 26, 2014 at 16:07

    26 September 2014

    Pesticide Documentation in Tea estates © Vivek M. / Greenpeace

     

    Dear chai freaks and fiends,
    If you are an Indian, and a chai freak, you'll be thrilled to know that Wagh Bakri, the third largest tea marketing company in India has finally risen to #cleanchai.

    How did this happen? A few meetings, exchanges... Read more >

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