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Stop Chemical Fertilisers

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 12:03

Greenpeace India’s campaign against chemical fertilisers is also a campaign to bring our soils, destroyed by intense chemical fertiliser usage, back to life. The government through its policies to subsidise and promote chemical fertilisers has...

Punjab farmers trash Centre's strategy to tackle soil degradation

Press release | October 27, 2010 at 12:05

Baghwangarh, Sangat, Punjab, 26 October 2010: In a first of its kind jansunwayi [public hearing] in Punjab farmers today trashed the Centre’s strategy to tackle soil degradation through the new Nutrient Based Subsidy System (NBS) . Hundreds of...

North east demands Central Government for an umbrella policy to subsidize ecological...

Press release | September 6, 2010 at 18:54

Government officials, civil society representatives, Academicians and farmer representatives from North eastern States today urged the Central Government to create an umbrella policy to subsidize and support ecological fertilization in...

Dewas Farmers to organize first of its kind Public Hearing in Madhya Pradesh to save...

Press release | October 5, 2010 at 15:38

Farmers of Bagli tehsil of Dewas district will organize first of its kind Public Hearing to save soils from harmful impacts of Chemical Fertilizers. The Public hearing, scheduled for 8th October 2010 in Pandutalab Village will review the major...

Greenpeace India launches “Living Soils” campaign; call to save soils from harmful...

Press release | August 3, 2010 at 16:01

Guwahati, India — Greenpeace India today launched “Living Soils”, a nationwide campaign with a call to implement Government policies to save soils from the harmful impacts of chemical fertilizers. This campaign assumes significance in the context...

The Living Soils Report

Publication | February 3, 2011 at 15:00

Indiscriminate use of chemical fertilisers is murdering our soil and threatening our food security. It’s time to move away from them and nurture our soil the ecological way.

India's soil health needs urgent attention

Press release | February 3, 2011 at 15:00

New Delhi, Feb 3, 2011: Releasing the report of the first-ever social audit of soil health and support systems in India titled, Of Soils, Subsidies and Survival, Greenpeace today said the state of country’s soil health needs urgent attention to...

देश में मिट्टी की सेहत पर तत्काल ध्यान देने की जरूरत

Press release | February 3, 2011 at 15:00

नई दिल्ली, 3 फरवरी, 2011: तेज़ी से बढ़ रहे खेतों की मिट्टी के क्षरण को रोकने के लिए देश में माटी की सेहत पर तत्काल ध्यान देने की जरूरत है । ग्रीनपीस ने भारत में पहली बारमाटी की सेहत को सामाजिक तंत्र की कसौटी पर परख कर आज यहां अपनी रिपोर्ट जारी...

Living Soils: Concept Note

Publication | September 25, 2010 at 12:19

When you look at the soil, it may seem like lifeless clay and rocks. But in fact it is very much alive. Millions of small organisms live in healthy soil which is rich in organic matter. Some of them are big enough to see, such as earthworms and...

Anusha Rizvi talks about Living Soils

Video | February 7, 2011 at 15:04

Anusha Rizvi, director of Peepli Live, talking about "Living Soils" Campaign, environmental issues and activism after launching the Living Soils report at Constitution Club, New Delhi on 3 February 2011

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