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Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Are the green spaces in Delhi free from air pollution?

    Blogpost by Aishwarya Madineni - January 28, 2015 at 23:12

    Are the green spaces in Delhi free from air pollution?

    29 January 2015

    Lodhi garden is located in the heart of the New Delhi. . The PM (particulate matter) 2.5 levels were found to be three times that of the Indian safety limits and 9 times that of the WHO’s standards. © Sudhanshu Malhotra

    The common assumption that one would have about a green space such as a park or a lake-side trail is that it is free from pollution and contamination.  Many look at these spaces as tranq... Read more >

  • How we said NO to GMO!

    Blogpost by Veera Chavan - December 24, 2014 at 13:02

    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 group, helped ou... Read more >

  • 2014: The best of times, the worst of times

    Blogpost by Samit Aich - December 19, 2014 at 13:03

    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, accused Indian NG... Read more >

  • The people behind the movement: What makes Greenpeace run

    Blogpost by Sanchita Mahajan - December 5, 2014 at 13:15

    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 shaming a minister to... Read more >

  • Are we looking close enough?

    Blogpost by Rahul Prasad - December 3, 2014 at 12:00

    The drafters of the constitution chose democracy as the mode of governance for India. Wisely so, because democracy has a mutual relationship with the people. The people stand by the state and the state, in turn, stands for the people. The idea was to ... Read more >

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