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Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Energy empowerment - the story of Bijli and Dharnai

    Blogpost by Ruhie Kumar - September 19, 2013 at 13:53

    Villagers present at Gram Sabha welcome the decentralised solar micro-grid project by Greenpeace. © Greenpeace/Prashant Ravi

     

    It was a cloudy, grey and rainy morning in Dharnai, Bihar. A small classroom was buzzing with local villagers. Banners were on display and a microphone was arranged for announcements. Slowly and steadily the crowd gathered inside the room. P... Read more >

  • Riding for an oil free Arctic

    Blogpost by Bapi Mahanta - September 18, 2013 at 13:06
    Ice Ride Bangalore© Selvaprakash L

    Ever since the I love Arctic human banner was created on April 20, 2013 to show our solidarity to save the Arctic, we the Arctic volunteers have been looking forward to the next phase in the movement. Soon enough, the next global eve... Read more >

  • Food sovereignty, GMOs and the BRAI bill

    Blogpost by Ananya Mehta - August 22, 2013 at 18:51

    Understanding the history of GM crops in India, why the BRAI (The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India) Bill fails and its current status and petition. Read more >

    Various organisations including Greenpeace India launched a nation-wide campaign on June 25 demanding that the BRAI Bill, 2013, be withdrawn immediatelyVarious organisations including Greenpeace India launched a nation-wide campaign on June 25...
  • The Government’s agenda to promote GM crops will be pernicious for India

    Blogpost by Aruna Rodrigues - August 19, 2013 at 17:41

    Agendas, of course, are immune from science or to facts

    A protest against the BRAI bill and MonsantoA protest on August 8, 2013 in Delhi against the BRAI bill and Monsanto. © Karan Vaid/Greenpeace

    The final report of the Supreme Court-appointed Technical Expert Committee (TEC) was released la... Read more >

  • Monsanto crop circle

    In March, US President Barack Obama signed the HR 933 continuing resolution -- popularly called 'Monsanto Protection Act'—that effectively divests the federal courts of their constitutional power to stop the planting or sale of genetically modified ... Read more >

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