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Convention on Biological Diversity

Hub | October 11, 2012 at 22:48

Find out more about the CBD, especially what Greenpeace is doing at the CBD on this page.

Coal versus Forest

Hub | July 19, 2012 at 15:15

We must stop the Government from cutting down giant areas of forest in Central India to get the coal that lies beneath.

‘Malicious Report Riddled with Mistruths’: Greenpeace India

Press release | June 19, 2014 at 15:38

New Delhi, 19 June 2014: Greenpeace India today rubbished allegations made by the two IB reports that were leaked consecutively within one week. Greenpeace India believes that this leak is a concerted effort by parties with vested interest to...

Greenpeace: China commits to cut coal emissions, India should follow suit

Press release | September 13, 2013 at 17:11

New Delhi, September 12, 2013: The Chinese Government today announced a target to reduce the burning of coal in three key provinces, accounting for about 1/3rd of the country’s coal use. Coal is responsible for nearly 80% of China's CO2 emissions...

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and Greenpeace launch documentary film 'Coal Curse'

Press release | April 16, 2013 at 17:08

16th April 2013, New Delhi: At a time when the country is reeling under a severe power crisis, eminent journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta launched his documentary film “Coal Curse” in New Delhi today. The film release has been timed to question...

"Inviolate area process must be open for public consultation”, says Greenpeace"

Press release | January 28, 2013 at 11:35

New Delhi, January 25, 2013: The long overdue report of the committee to formulate parameters on inviolate forest areas closed to coal mining has finally been uploaded to the MoEF website, 7 months after it was submitted by the committee in July...

Eleven villages and the MSS stand united against coal mining in Mahan

Feature story | August 4, 2013 at 15:13

The communities from 11 villages around the Mahan forests in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, held a rally on 4th August in Singrauli to let Essar know that they will not allow coal mining in the Mahan forests. The rally, Van Adhikar Sammelan,...

Coal Kills

Publication | March 12, 2013 at 10:00

The first ever estimation of death and disease due to coal-fired power plants in India estimates between 85,000 to 115,000 people killed in 2011-12. Millions of cases of asthma and heart disease are also attributable to coal power emissions,...

MSS formed in Singrauli to protect forests & rights of forest communities

Feature story | March 27, 2013 at 15:23

There have been changes brewing in Mahan, Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh. For the first time last month local people from five villages formed a committee of sorts to protect their land and the forests from coal mining companies like Mahan Coal...

'We will not allow Mining in Mahan’: Mahan Sangharsh Samiti

Press release | August 4, 2013 at 13:17

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh/ August 4, 2013: Tribals from eleven villages around the Mahan forest area today held a rally – Van Adhikar Sammelan – to tell Essar they would not allow it to mine coal in their forests, just as their brothers and...

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