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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

 

Friends, cyclists and potential cyclists

Blog entry by Navneet Jha | May 13, 2013

I praise cycling and recycling. I think it's very funny to see people stuck in traffic jams in their AC cars on their way back from the gym. My name is Navneet and I have been employed with Greenpeace India for the past eight years. In...

Activists changing the world one step at a time

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | May 6, 2013

Diving to a depth of 65 feet just off the coast of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, Greenpeace activists unfurl a banner before the UN conference on biodiversity in Hyderabad in 2012. My role as an activist coordinator in Greenpeace...

Good cop and bad cop

Blog entry by Amrit Bakshi | March 27, 2013

The African queen: Laden with Greenpeace activists. After a highly successful boat training near the waters of Sri Lanka. It was time for training Part II to commence. Campaign training.  So on the fateful day, campaigners from...

Sea, dolphins and the Esperanza

Blog entry by Amrit Bakshi | March 22, 2013

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...

24 million treehuggers and counting

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | March 6, 2013

Our 2012 numbers are in, and we're proud to say that 24 million people now subscribe to Greenpeace information or action alerts around the world. That's 24 million people who don't accept that cataclysmic climate change is acceptable,...

Internet activism, mobilisation and revolution

Blog entry by James North | February 28, 2013

Building online communities to change the world.   Sometimes campaigning for change in the world feels so futile. Like being swept away by a tidal wave of advertising for products that we don't need, whose manufacture destroys...

Supreme Court questions Centre's right to allocate coal blocks

Blog entry by Ignatius Thekaekara | January 25, 2013

Stay up-to-date on news related to the environment. The Supreme Court has questioned the Central government’s authority to allocate coal blocks to companies and has sought legal explanation as the statutory Act empowers only the...

PM calls environmental clearances the new ‘licence-permit-quota raj’

Blog entry by Ignatius Joseph | January 18, 2013

Stay up-to-date on news related to the environment. PM calls environmental clearances the new ‘licence-permit-quota raj’ At the Union Cabinet meeting on January 10 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stated that environmental...

The climate change story at Angkor Photo Festival

Blog entry by John Novis | December 5, 2012

Tonight, on a very warm evening in Siem Reap, Cambodia I gave my presentation at the Angkor Photo Festival as part of their nightly slide show screenings.  The setting was the gardens of the famous Foreign Correspondence Club, a site...

Proudly turning, churning and generating clean energy in China

Blog entry by Tom Wang | December 3, 2012

I am bringing some very beautiful pictures to the 8th Angkor Photo Festival that runs from Dec 1st to 8th. They are pictures of wind turbines from different parts of China. Either in the middle of the desert in north-western China, or...

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