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  • Gezi Park: A historic defence of democracy

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - June 19, 2013 at 13:01

    Gezi Park

    "Find out just what people will submit to and you have found out
    the exact amount of injustice and wrong that will be imposed upon them."
    – Frederick Douglass, American ex-slave civil rights leader.

    The citizens of Istanbul now appear in control of G... Read more >

  • Crop circles across the country say no to GM food and the BRAI bill

    Blogpost by Bibin Chandran - June 17, 2013 at 18:08

    Crop circle Delhi

    The controversial Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on April 22, 2013 by Mr Jaipal Reddy, Minister, Science and Technology. If passed, the BRAI bill which primarily promotes Genetically Modified ... Read more >

  • 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 >

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