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Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • No water for drought-hit Maharashtra as thermal power plants prosper

    Blogpost by Swati Mehta - March 22, 2013 at 20:59

    Water canal

    Water was over. The sun was beating down our backs and a red-yellow, dried, mountain trail was around us. Our trek should have ended before sunrise, it was mid-day now. The desperate need for water was terrifying. Luckily we knew we'd get water and ... Read more >

  • Sea, dolphins and the Esperanza

    Blogpost by Amrit Bakshi - March 22, 2013 at 16:17

    Esperanza

    Water has always been an element I have been in awe of. In the first 18 years of my life, I saw the sea only once.

    And fate, having that profound sense of irony that it has. Eventually placed me on a little boat on the Rainbow Warrior , at the age ... Read more >

  • The romance of local food

    Blogpost by Bipasha Majumder - March 19, 2013 at 12:40
    a village house in the desert district of barmerA village house in the desert district of Barmer, Rajasthan. Photo: © Bipasha Majumder

    It was a chilly winter day and we were in a village close to the Pakistan border in the desert district of Barmer, Rajasthan. After a hectic day of activities, we ... Read more >

  • News from Lifeboat Earth

    Blogpost by David Seaton - March 14, 2013 at 16:19
    A message written in debris from Hurricane Sandy reads 'Global Warming is Here' on the beach in a devastated area of New York A message written in debris from Hurricane Sandy reads 'Global Warming is Here' on the beach in a devastated area of New York

    The understanding of [human] warming and cooling influences on climate has improved since the Third Assessment report, leadi... Read more >

  • People in Mahan fight for their rights

    Blogpost by Rina D'Souza - March 7, 2013 at 15:20

    Mahan, Singrauli, Waidhan.....these were names thrown at me even before I joined Greenpeace. All I knew was that there is a forest in eastern MadhyaPradesh and we were to set off hot air balloons and actor Abhay Deol was to be a part of this activity.... Read more >

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