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Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Raahgiri Day with Greenpeace India

    Blogpost by Neha Yadav - May 21, 2015 at 15:12

     On 5th of May, I saw the Greenpeace India press release stating an imminent shut down in about a month’s time. Shut down? It took some time to absorb the news and understand the adsurd reasons stated by the government behind the crackdown. But beyond... Read more >

  • Life of a 5-Star Activist

    Blogpost by Veena Krishnamurthy - May 21, 2015 at 10:59

     

    I wonder how ‘5-star activists’ are defined, but I guess I am one of them. And here is a glimpse of my activist life, and some riches I gathered along the way.

    In the forests of Sathyamangalam three decades ago, fellow activists and I organised vi... Read more >

  • We Are Humbled by Your Support

    Blogpost by Divya Raghunandan - May 21, 2015 at 9:52

    Greenpeace India has been under attack for over a year but matters took a serious turn in April 2015 when the government froze our main bank accounts, forcing us to scale back campaigns and leaving us unable to pay staff salaries or meet our operation... Read more >

  • From a handshake to a hug, my journey with Greenpeace India

    Blogpost by Md Jahiruddin - May 20, 2015 at 17:56

    I am Md Jahiruddin from a small but beautiful village called Duggirala in state of Andhra Pradesh with a semi agricultural family background. It is my childhood interest to serve my nation and build it a strong country. To purse it, I tried in Indian ... Read more >

  • 37 days and counting...

    Blogpost by Arvind Shivakumar - May 15, 2015 at 16:55

    In August last year, I was peacefully hanging from one the billboards facing the sea in Mumbai, asking Indian tea companies to get rid of pesticides from my tea. A few tea companies realised the message Greenpeace India, my fellow volunteers and the p... Read more >

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