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  • Coming together to stop nuclear weapons

    Blogpost by Jen Maman - March 25, 2013 at 12:55

    a nuclear free future

    Earlier this month, more then 130 governments, UN agencies and the global Red Cross Movement met in Oslo at the invitation of the Norwegian government, to discuss the humanitarian, environmental and developmental consequences of nuclear expl... Read more >

  • 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 >

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