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  • Pushing the limits is what I do!

    Blogpost by Sumanth Shetty - September 3, 2014 at 12:05

    03 September 2014

    Protest in Mumbai against Pesticides Found in Indian Tea © Greenpeace

      It was just another day for me back in Bangalore until my phone rang (tring- tring). On the other end was Alpha 1, that's when I knew this was "the call". Yes, this is when we realised that there's a cocktail of pesticides in our chai.

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  • The Making of an Activist!

    Blogpost by Devyani Kulkarni - August 21, 2014 at 15:53

    21 August 2014

    Protest in Mumbai against Pesticides Found in Indian Tea © Greenpeace

     

    I came to Greenpeace looking for a one month 'legal' internship, learn some new things, have some fun, get my certificate and move on with my life. Little did I know that this internship was going to change me, my life and my decisions. I en... Read more >

  • Dharnai Success Inspires Bihar’s Energy Dialogue

    Blogpost by Naveen Mishra - August 20, 2014 at 15:06

    Energy is the life blood for the development of any country or state. Bihar which is on a path of tremendous growth, is suffering from extreme energy deficit. The energy deprivation will directly or indirectly impact its pace of growth across sectors ... Read more >

  • Inspiration can be found in the most unexpected places!

    Blogpost by Sudesh Pillai - August 18, 2014 at 14:58

    18 August 2014

    Protest in Mumbai against Pesticides Found in Indian Tea © Greenpeace Read more >

      My system just cannot work without 3-4 cups of tea each day and of late we have umpteen options to choose from as we come across commercials regarding the varieties and health benefits of tea such as green, black, herbal and white tea etc. I ...
  • How Suraj met Bijli in the land of the Buddha

    Blogpost by Reema Ganguly - August 14, 2014 at 18:23

    14 August 2014

    Local boys pose with sun masks during the launch ceremony of the solar-powered microgrid in Dharnai village. The first-of-its kind in India, this 100 kW solar microgrid, developed by Greenpeace India and partners BASIX and CEED, supplies around-the-clock electricity to more than 2,400 residents, 450 homes, and 50 commercial operations, including two schools and a healthcare facility.

     

    It was the quietude that struck me first. Far from the incessant honking of Patna vehicles, the muck, the pollution, here I found peace. It was here that I felt calm. It was here that I felt, I should have been born a 100 years ago. It was h... Read more >

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