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Green Warrior

Green Warrior carries the mission of Greenpeace to schools and colleges for a more socially responsive initiative. Youth can play a vital role in spreading the message of environment protection. Green Warrior attempts to motivate students, teachers, parents, organisations and working professional to take actions that will help the environment.

 The programme covers 3 aspects of environmental education:

  1. Conducting workshops on environmental issues, in schools.
  2. Field visits for students to get a practical understanding of the issue.
  3. Organising events and exhibition, for students to express their opinions about the issue.

It is a volunteer run programme. Volunteers coordinate with partner organisations who work with us and also organise field visits to students. Most of our volunteers are working professionals and college students.

The benefits are:

  1. Awarness about environmental issues.
  2. Field trips to bio-diversity hot-spots
  3. Introduction to technological innovations in the field of renewable energy.

 

The latest updates

 

Say Hello To Green Teams!

Blog entry by Kanchi Dave | July 18, 2014

Green Teams is a project by Greenpeace aimed at educating students under 16 about the environment and the issues it's facing. Our first program was at Shama Vidya Shala. It was a week-long awareness session for students from 1st to...

Voice of the Environment!

Blog entry by Manish Kumar | July 16, 2014

Over the past year, I have been working as a face-to-face fundraiser at Greenpeace. I am part of a passionate group of people, both young and old, men and women, who spend day after day on the streets of India, speaking to strangers...

Is this The New Normal?

Blog entry by Divya Raghunandan | July 9, 2014

To get away from the madness of trawling through a never-ending stream of emails, debates on the implications of the looming threat of shutting down Greenpeace and answering endless inane questions from 'concerned' journalists on how...

Should we become thugs to deal with bullies?

Blog entry by Nagesh Anand | July 7, 2014

Should we become thugs in order to deal with bullies? It is a question that I have been struggling with for the past few days. Today Greenpeace is being bullied. The kind of baseless allegations and rhetoric that some media outlets as...

Finding Hope!

Blog entry by Ruth D’Costa | July 4, 2014

The sleepy Coimbatore Express finally decided to crawl out of Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 04:20 this morning. The 5-hour, 45-minute delay doesn't seem to work against the engine driver's conscience, who makes lasting stops at every...

The Poverty of Ecology: Stealing an NGOs credibility

Blog entry by Ruth D’Costa | June 12, 2014

I have done some street fundraising for Greenpeace. Let me tell you what it's like. A fundraiser is the person you see outside a railway station wearing a Greenpeace jacket and ID card. They approach 8-9 people saying, 'Excuse me, do...

Greenpeace = People Power

Blog entry by Komal Singh | June 11, 2014

The recent Intelligence Bureau report calls Greenpeace, "A threat to national economic security". Not only that, it states that, "It (Greenpeace) is assessed to be posing a potential threat to national economic security... growing...

Junglistan at school

Blog entry by Shashwat Srivastava | July 26, 2013

Photo © Druhi Dasgupta I wanted to use my past experience and knowledge in a meaningful way and that is the main reason I joined Greenpeace as a Green Warrior volunteer. The knowledge and encouragement rendered at each step by Druhi...

Junglistan Diaries- TEDx with Brikesh Singh

Blog entry by Vidhya Lakshmi R. | May 24, 2013

I had been excited for days for two reasons: TEDx was being hosted in Coimbatore and Greenpeace activist, Brikesh Singh agreed to be a speaker at the event. The stage was set and the speakers were getting ready. I was waiting with...

Green Warriors all for energy conservation

Blog entry by Jagan Vangapelly | May 13, 2013

Energy can neither be created nor be destroyed; it can only be changed from one form to another. Green Warriors believe strongly in the saying, practice what you preach. Despite the effort by a few individuals who are conscious about...

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