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  • Copenhagen to Paris Via Mahan

    Blogpost by Pushpinder - April 1, 2015 at 15:38

    Copenhagen to Paris – Via Mahan.

    01 April 2015

    Villagers in Mahan, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh with the backdrop of coal power fired plants. The forests of Mahan were threatened by coal mining for years. But recently, the coal ministry declared Mahan coal block as 'No-Go', implying the forests stand tall. © Vivek M. / Greenpeace

     

    I was in Delhi to witness the spectacular failure of climate COP in Copenhagen in December 2009. I was a small time organizer in the movement and we were running a climate camp in New Delhi. We did a protest... Read more >

  • 10 Things to Do during Earth Hour

    Blogpost by Raina De - March 28, 2015 at 1:19

    Earth Hour is on March 28 from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. Wondering what to do when you're switching off your lights? Here are some alternatives to switch on the fun!

    28 March 2015

     

    1. Take some time with your love, have a candle light dinner.

    2. Do a shadow pl... Read more >

  • My First Volunteer Training

    Blogpost by Alifya Vora - March 27, 2015 at 14:52

    I am a first year law student and I want to do something for the environment. I know this sounds cliché - something people tend to say every day but I genuinely wanted to do something about it and that was when I came to know about Greenpeace. My firs... Read more >

  • The Mumbai Hangout

    Blogpost by Meet Vora - March 19, 2015 at 15:57

    Meant to bring together volunteers, supporters and employees of Greenpeace, the Mumbai Hangout organised by Sakshi, our intern and hosted by her and Pranay, our Volunteer Leader, was held on the 7th of March. It was the first of its kind and was atten... Read more >

  • Determination and dedication:Protecting the Mahan forests from coal mining

    Blogpost by Sajan Ponappa - March 16, 2015 at 15:45

    Finally the day has come, the day where we all can celebrate! The Environment Ministry has declared the Mahan forests as a no-go zone for mining!

    It’s been a long fight and we are all proud of the time, effort and sheer heart, our supporters have put i... Read more >

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