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Water for farmers or coal power plants? You decide.

Feature story | May 22, 2013 at 15:40

The Upper Wardha dam in Amravati, Maharashtra is considered to be a lifeline for surrounding cities and towns. But water resources in the state are quickly sliding away from those who need it the most. Even the water meant to irrigate fields is...

Ex-Beatle Sir Paul McCartney publishes letter to Putin calling for release of Arctic 30

Press release | November 14, 2013 at 13:47

Amsterdam, 14 November 2013 - Sir Paul McCartney has today published his personal correspondence to Vladimir Putin, in which the ex-Beatle calls for the Arctic 30 to be reunited with their families.

Greenpeace occupies trees outside Ministry of Coal

Press release | September 11, 2012 at 11:49

New Delhi, September 11, 2012: As the Union Coal Minister continues to face criticism over the ‘Coalgate’ scam, Greenpeace activists occupied trees across the road outside the Minister’s office at Shastri Bhavan. They unfurled a 50ft banner...

Actress Amala Akkineni protests with Greenpeace from Charminar

Feature story | October 8, 2012 at 19:00

The Charminar, was the venue Greenpeace activists chose in Hyderabad to protest against coal mining destroying forests in Central India. On October 8, the first day of the Convention on Biological Diversity being held in the city, activists...

Let the sun rise over the Arctic

Blog entry by Shiwang Singh | October 9, 2013

Its day 21 and the Arctic Sunrise Crew are still in detention in Murmansk. The appeal to release crew member Ekaterina Zaspa, activist  Andrey Allakhverdov and freelance photographer Denis Sinyakov on bail was refused by the Regional...

Junglistan at school

Blog entry by Shashwat Srivastava | July 26, 2013

Photo © Druhi Dasgupta I wanted to use my past experience and knowledge in a meaningful way and that is the main reason I joined Greenpeace as a Green Warrior volunteer. The knowledge and encouragement rendered at each step by Druhi...

Delhi, high time you go solar say Greenpeace activists

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar | May 21, 2013

Photo © Sudhanshu Malhotra What happens when volunteers become activists for their city? Meet our activists who were at the forefront of the Renewable Energy Action on Wednesday May 15, outside Power Minister Haroon Yusuf’s...

Volunteers working with Greenpeace for a sustainable future

Blog entry by Arpita Seth | June 19, 2013

Agog at the variety of participation in unifying Greenpeace’s Switch on the Sun, Renewable Energy (RE) campaign, here is a profile on the volunteers at Greenpeace. Since they come from diverse academic backgrounds such as law,...

Sompeta’s resistance to Nagarjuna Construction Company’s thermal power plant

Blog entry by Rahul Gupta | March 29, 2013

The traditional ritual of bhoomi puja or the worship of the land by a tribe of Andhra Pradesh. © Rahul Gupta I received a mail addressed to all Greenpeace activists about a festival concerning the on-going peoples’ movement at...

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...

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