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  • 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 >

  • A Tale of Two Indias

    Blogpost by Nagesh Anand - August 13, 2014 at 14:56

    13 August 2014

    Rakhi in Mahan. Photo Credit: Avik Roy.


    Rakhi is a festival that celebrates humanity, brotherhood and fraternity. It is about making relationships stronger and making a promise to protect and care for all that is important to us.

    The forests of Mahan are majestic. They have survi... Read more >

  • The Spirit Behind Mahan!

    Blogpost by Pranay Jajodia - August 13, 2014 at 14:35

    13 August 2014

    Rakhis tied to a tree in Mahan.


    Indore, Mumbai, Bangalore, Aurangabad, Delhi, Dharnai, Lucknow, Madurai and Coimbatore - what do you think these 9 places have in common? They all sent rakhis to pledge to save one of Asia's oldest and densest sal forests - Mahan in Singraul... Read more >

  • Clean up my Sulaimani!

    Blogpost by Arvind Shivakumar - August 13, 2014 at 11:14

    13 August 2014

    Activists demanding for Clean Chai in Mumbai.


    For the last 10 years I have been vegan and I have been drinking a lot of Sulaimani (lime) tea. As I am vegan, I assumed drinking Sulaimani was being compassionate towards the environment and myself. Turns out I was completely wrong. A few w... Read more >

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