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Green groups appeal to Indian PM to send 'Ricky' back to Denmark

Press release | April 29, 2005 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Environmental, labour and civil society groups have appealed to the Prime Minister of India to intervene in the current crisis caused by Indian governments failure to respond to the Danish government's request for the return of...


Press release | April 26, 2005 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace India activists confronted TATAs at Bombay House, Mumbai, demanding that they abandon their plans of setting up a port at Dhamra, Orissa. Holding a banner with a clear message 'Don't say TATA to Turtles', the Ninja...

Denmark Asks India to Return Illegal Toxic Ship

Press release | April 19, 2005 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — On 15 April, 2005, the Danish environmental minister, Connie Hedegaard, sent a fax letter (1) to her counterpart, the Indian environment minister Mr. A. Raja, warning him that a toxic ship-for-scrap carrying carcinogenic...

Greenpeace releases legal guide for suing seed corporations

Press release | April 12, 2005 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Recognizing the absence of any safety net for farmers growing Bt. cotton, Greenpeace today released Kisan Surakhsa Kawach an easy-to-use legal manual to help Bt. cotton farmers get legal protection from seed corporations...

Jarigindi Chalu! Bahut Ho Gaya! Enough is Enough!

Press release | April 7, 2005 at 3:30

HYDERABAD, India — Even as Greenpeace activists in Europe began toxic patrols to prevent export of single hull tankers to Asian beaches for breaking, Greenpeace India activists confronted the Andhra Pradesh Government at the secretariat in...

Bahut Ho Gaya! Greenpeace and pollution-impacted communities call for action on World...

Press release | March 22, 2005 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — On the occasion of World Water Day, Greenpeace activists, along with representatives of pollution-impacted communities from different states of India, staged a massive public rally in New Delhi to protest the absence of any...

Greenpeace: Dhamra Port immediate threat to endangered Olive Ridley Turtle

Press release | November 19, 2004 at 4:30

PARADIP, India — Greenpeace today called upon Indian authorities to take urgent and proactive steps for the protection of Olive Ridley Turtle mass nesting sites and the natural heritage of the Orissa coast, at a media briefing on board Rainbow...

Conservation of marine life and sustainable fishing key to future of India's East Coast

Press release | November 7, 2004 at 4:30

CHENNAI, India — Over 400 citizens of Chennai visited the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior at Chennai port on Sunday where Greenpeace kicked off its "Save our Seas" tour with a vigorous discussion amongst conservationists, scientists,...

Solar Lanterns Light Up Lives of Young Survivors of Bhopal Disaster

Press release | September 9, 2004 at 3:30

BHOPAL, India — The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB) today launched Project Chirag an income-generation initiative for young survivors of the world’s worst industrial disaster. The ICJB has decided on having “hope” and...

Corrupt logging company profits from human rights abuse and lawlessness

Press release | February 3, 2004 at 4:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — A Greenpeace report exposing the corrupt and destructive activities of the global Malaysian logging company, Rimbunan Hijau, has been published in the lead up to the summit for life on earth--the UN meeting of the...

New findings reaffirm presence of DDT in Periyar.

Press release | December 15, 2003 at 4:30

COCHIN, India — Against the backdrop of three large banners that demand "SAVE THE PERIYAR", held aloft on traditional rice boats in the Periyar river, Greenpeace today released new evidence which indicates that the continuing production of DDT at...

Greenpeace Releases Right to Know Kit for Citizens

Press release | December 13, 2003 at 4:30

COCHIN, India — A day after the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior departed from Mumbai, Greenpeace continued its Corporate Accountability campaign from Cochin as scheduled, and released the new Citizen's Right to Know Kit (CRTK Kit).

Greenpeace Releases More evidence aginst Ship Breaking.

Press release | December 12, 2003 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — Launching a blistering attack against the ship-breaking industry's illegal practices and the lack of accountability in a corrupt regime, Greenpeace today released the Toxic Patrol report of Alang and Mumbai shipbreaking yards.

Greenpeace calls on Hindustan Lever to Address Liabilities in Kodaikanal.

Press release | December 8, 2003 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — As part of their ongoing Corporate Accountability Tour of India, Greenpeace, on board their beseiged ship Rainbow Warrior, today released a report detailing the mercury contamination from the Hindustan Lever Limited ( a subsidiary...

Rainbow Warrior Sails into Grand Welcome;

Press release | December 6, 2003 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — “Welcome back, Rainbow Warrior!” Colourful placards, a brass band and an enthusiastic group of supporters welcomed the Greenpeace Ship Rainbow Warrior, which was allowed to dock at Mumbai early this morning after 7 days of waiting...

Mumbai students join the Global Day of Action Against Corporate Crime; Remember Bhopal

Press release | December 3, 2003 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — On the 19th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, students and activists from International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB) held a protest activity at Marine Drive in Mumbai as...

Indian Authorities Put Rainbow Warrior's Mumbai Programmes in Jeopardy; Thousands of...

Press release | December 1, 2003 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — Activists, crew and volunteers aboard Rainbow Warrior may not be able to participate in the 'Global Day of Action against Corporate Crime on 3rd December, 2003 to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster in Mumbai...

GPCB order on Genova Bridge illegal; Greenpeace steps up campaign for mandatory...

Press release | November 26, 2003 at 4:30

ALANG, India — Greenpeace today criticized Gujarat Pollution Control Board 's (GPCB) directive to Gujarat Maritime Board GMB) to remove asbestos and other hazardous waste on board Genova Bridge and store it at a landfill in the hinterlands of...

Victory for Greenpeace as IMO Bows to Pressure: Greenpeace shall continue to...

Press release | November 23, 2003 at 4:30

NEW DELHI/ LONDON, India — The International Maritime Organisation, (IMO) which was considering expulsion of Greenpeace for "unsafe seamanship" at a meeting in London on 21st November , has accepted the importance of the watchdog organization and...

Greenpeace Calls on UK Owner of Genova Bridge to bear the Cost of Detoxifying.

Press release | November 20, 2003 at 4:30

ALANG/NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace has called upon V ships Commercial, the UK owner of Genova Bridge to submit a toxic inventory of the ship to the Indian authorities immediately and make arrangements to remove and re-import the hazardous waste...

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