Community blogs

Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Here comes the sun

    Blogpost by Varun Jain - June 11, 2013 at 15:48

    Bikeathon

    There was quite a build-up to the Greenpeace Bike-a-thon event to be held on the World Environment Day. This included a number of events prior to the actual one. The idea for the campaign was to capture the government and public attention towards an... Read more >

  • How much water does a River need?

    Blogpost by Parineeta Dandekar - June 11, 2013 at 15:42

    Nyamjangchu river

    The 780 MW Nyamjangchu Hydroproject is proposed on the perennial Nyamjangchu River in Tawang District of Arunachal Pradesh by SPV of Bhilwara Energy Limited called NJC Hydropower. It was recommended for Environmental Clearance by the Expert Appraisa... Read more >

  • I am in Gezi, I am in Turkey

    Blogpost by Laetitia Liebert - June 9, 2013 at 12:00

    With the eyes of the world on a small park in Istanbul, a new banner message of global solidarity in defence of our fragile planet has been born: 'I am in Gezi!'. Gezi Park is a tipping point, an awakening to years of environmental abuse in Turkey ... Read more >

  • You made the Bike-a-thon in Delhi a roaring success

    Blogpost by Akshey Kalra - June 6, 2013 at 13:13

    Bike-a-thon at Dilli Haat

    Hundred people on 25 stationary bicycles pedalled hard in the Delhi heat to 'Switch-on the Sun'. It was World Environment Day and a first of its kind bike-a-thon to show that the people of Delhi want renewable energy to power their homes.

    It was an... Read more >

  • The last tree or the final straw?

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - June 3, 2013 at 13:24

    Our office in Istanbul has been under siege. It is in the heart Taksim, an area in which a brutal police clampdown has been trying to end the peaceful protest over the planned destruction of the small, and historic, Gezi Park by Taksim Square. The ... Read more >

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