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Stand up for Forests on Earth day.

Blog entry by Bapi Mahanta | April 21, 2014

We now stand at cross-roads to shape the future of India. It’s upon us to give India a better future. A future where one is not oppressed and wronged for the benefit and profit of a select few. A future where one’s right is protected...

A Resurgence of Satyagraha

Feature story | February 28, 2014 at 16:56

On Thursday, thousands of villagers from 12-14 villages in the Mahan region of Singrauli, came together for a mass public rally in Amelia to oppose mining in the forests of Mahan.The rally marks the beginning of a Van Satyagraha to defend the...

Another Green Step

Blog entry by Vineet Mani | November 12, 2013

"It would be incredible if we are able to organise this workshop in Delhi Public School, Panipat," says Ms. Druhi Dasgupta in an excited tone over the phone. "But there is a tiny glitch," she adds, "We have not yet explored the...

Cyclone Phailin: The strongest in more than a decade

Blog entry by Samit Aich | October 12, 2013

As I write, I am fearfully watching the news from Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Cyclone Phailin, the strongest in more than a decade, looks set to reach landfall in the next hour. Already early strong winds have been lashing the...

One positive step from the World Bank, many to follow

Blog entry by Paul Horsman and Shiwang Singh | July 3, 2013

Rampaging floods in Uttarakhand,India, Mindanao, along Europe's famed Danube, in large tracts of Canada, and in America's Midwest. Toxic smog in Singapore, Malaysia, and China's industrial heartland. Melting glaciers in the Alps,...

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...

People in Mahan fight for their rights

Blog entry by Rina D'Souza | March 7, 2013

Mahan, Singrauli, Waidhan.....these were names thrown at me even before I joined Greenpeace. All I knew was that there is a forest in eastern MadhyaPradesh and we were to set off hot air balloons and actor Abhay Deol was to be a part...

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,...

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