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Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Monsanto and the banality of evil

    Blogpost by David Seaton - March 4, 2013 at 16:52

    My great uncle was one of the original chemists of Monsanto. The boss had no money for the payroll and he paid them in shares. My great aunt had to work in a sweatshop for two years so that they could eat. They all ended up rich. In those days there w... Read more >

  • Internet activism, mobilisation and revolution

    Blogpost by James North - February 28, 2013 at 14:44

    Building online communities to change the world.


    Sometimes campaigning for change in the world feels so futile. Like being swept away by a tidal wave of advertising for products that we don't need, whose manufacture destroys the earth that sustain... Read more >

  • Twitter debate on genetically modified food

    Blogpost by Rachita Taneja - February 26, 2013 at 18:46

    One hundred and forty characters seem like nothing- but on Twitter, they can mean a lot. Being able to reach out to thousands of individuals (and maybe some bots) within a couple of minutes is a boon. If you can use this concept for good- it's even be... Read more >

  • At least 12.2 % of India’s reptiles threatened by extinction

    Blogpost by Ignatius Thekaekara - February 20, 2013 at 12:23

    Stay up-to-date on news related to the environment.

    In a recent study the Zoological Society of London and the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) species survival commission found that upto 19 % of the world's crocodiles, turtles, ... Read more >

  • Jaitapur farmers resist monetary offers

    Blogpost by Ignatius Thekaekara - February 15, 2013 at 19:37

    Stay up-to-date on news related to the environment.

    Farmers in Jaitapur, Maharashtra are standing firm in their resolve to protest against the nuclear power plant. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL), the promoter of the plant, has offered... Read more >

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