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Activists demonstrate safe containment, demand internationally accepted Hazardous...

Press release | June 9, 2005 at 3:30

BHOPAL, India — In order to demonstrate proper and safe hazardous waste containment protocols, ICJB campaigners set up a kiosk at the gates of the Union Carbide plant displaying Personal Protective Equipment and their use through simple posters...

Bangalore joins Greenpeace in the first ever Virtual March to Save the Whales

Press release | June 8, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Bangalore residents are joining thousands of others from around the globe in a Virtual March organized by Greenpeace to save the whales. The Virtual March will culminate on 19th June, with a massive projection in Ulsan, South...

Initial steps to contain waste at Bhopal site violate all safety norms. Ensure Worker...

Press release | June 1, 2005 at 18:02

BHOPAL, India — The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal today expressed its outrage at the blatant disrespect for public safety and human rights as evidenced by photographs of workers (Please see footnote 1) sweeping up toxic wastes...

Toxic Ship ‘Riky’ to be “mercilessly driven out”

Press release | May 30, 2005 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Environmental groups and labour unions, both Indian and international, have welcomed the unprecedented, highly progressive recommendation by the Chairman of the Supreme Court Monitoring Committee on hazardous waste (SCMC) that...

Greenpeace pulls plug on dirty electronics

Press release | May 23, 2005 at 16:22

Greenpeace called on dirty electronics companies to clean up their act today, starting with toxic tech giant, Hewlett-Packard. At 08.00 this morning, 15 Greenpeace activists delivered a truckload of electronic waste to the company's European...

Immediate requirement of 100 MW of electricity from Renewable Energy in Orissa –...

Press release | May 9, 2005 at 18:39

BHUBANESHWAR, India — Greenpeace today hailed the Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (OERC) recent order directing GRIDCO and other electricity distribution licensees and trading companies in the state to compulsorily purchase 200 million...

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...

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