Community blogs

Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Is defending human rights a crime?

    Blogpost by Hozefa Merchant - September 16, 2014 at 17:42

    16 September 2014

     

    Dr. Udaykumar was on his way to Kathmandu, Nepal, for a meeting organised by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights defenders, when he was stopped at the Delhi Airport by the Immigration authorities.

    The immigration authority... Read more >

  • Environmental Laws Cannot be Toothless Tigers

    Blogpost by Nandikesh Sivalingam - September 11, 2014 at 15:33

    A term that has gained common parlance in the media in the past few years is ‘policy paralysis’. It is especially common when industrialists and business houses talk about environmental laws blocking projects or in reference to the government not bein... Read more >

  • Pushing the limits is what I do!

    Blogpost by Sumanth Shetty - September 3, 2014 at 12:05

    03 September 2014

    Protest in Mumbai against Pesticides Found in Indian Tea © Greenpeace

      It was just another day for me back in Bangalore until my phone rang (tring- tring). On the other end was Alpha 1, that's when I knew this was "the call". Yes, this is when we realised that there's a cocktail of pesticides in our chai.

    Hi, m... Read more >

  • The Making of an Activist!

    Blogpost by Devyani Kulkarni - August 21, 2014 at 15:53

    21 August 2014

    Protest in Mumbai against Pesticides Found in Indian Tea © Greenpeace

     

    I came to Greenpeace looking for a one month 'legal' internship, learn some new things, have some fun, get my certificate and move on with my life. Little did I know that this internship was going to change me, my life and my decisions. I en... Read more >

  • Dharnai Success Inspires Bihar’s Energy Dialogue

    Blogpost by Naveen Mishra - August 20, 2014 at 15:06

    Energy is the life blood for the development of any country or state. Bihar which is on a path of tremendous growth, is suffering from extreme energy deficit. The energy deprivation will directly or indirectly impact its pace of growth across sectors ... Read more >

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