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Greenpeace sounds ‘Blue Alert’ in Orissa: Sudarshan’s sand art depicts danger from...

Press release | March 26, 2008 at 4:30

PURI, India — Greenpeace today joined internationally acclaimed sand artist, Sudarshan Patnaik here to highlight the threat to India’s cultural heritage sites along the coastline from global warming induced sea level rise. Sudarshan created the...

Life and Death on the beaches of Orissa

Feature story | February 6, 2006 at 4:30

ORISSA, India — Our Turtle Witness Camp was launched on 27th January and in the first week alone, we’ve witnessed the circle of life in all its gore and glory. We’ve watched, awe-struck, as scores of mating turtles surface around the faithful MV...

Defending the Olive Ridleys: MV Sugayatri

Feature story | January 16, 2006 at 4:30

ORISSA, India — Curious and interested fishermen watch as a giant turtle, at least 10 feet in diameter, bobs benignly beside their boats. This isn't a scene from a science fiction movie. It's the launch of Greenpeace India's latest, most...

The Answer's Blowing In The Wind

Feature story | May 10, 2005 at 3:30

BHUBANESHWAR, India — In a historic win for the clean energy movement, the Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has just thrown down the gauntlet for the giants of industry. Its directive, quite simply, compels GRIDCO and other...

Gahirmatha fishermen give inputs on income generation scheme, demand further...

Press release | June 17, 2011 at 10:53

June 16, 2011, Kendrapara, Orissa: Over 300 fishermen from 15 villages around Kharinasi attended the public consultation organised by Greenpeace India and United Artists’ Association (UAA) to explore income generation schemes for traditional...

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...

Turtle mortality – Greenpeace sets target for government

Feature story | February 21, 2008 at 10:38

BHUBANESHWAR , India — With turtle mortalities due to illegal fishing spiralling out of control, Greenpeace today presented the Orissa government with a clear ‘upper limit’ target for turtle mortality along the coast from Paradip to Chilika.

Growing strength on the East Coast

Feature story | February 17, 2006 at 4:30

ORISSA, India — From victory on the west coast of India, to fast progress on the east coast, this has been a busy week for our activists! The turtle is on the move again, with the Greenpeace Sugayatri (crowned by its giant turtle) out in full...

TATA’s plea for injunction against Greenpeace denied

Press release | January 28, 2011 at 15:56

New Delhi, January 28, 2011: Vindicating Greenpeace India’s stand, the Delhi High Court today refused to grant an interim injunction to TATA Sons against Greenpeace India’s ‘Turtle vs TATA’ Pacman style game. The game was launched in 2010 to...

United Artists Association and Greenpeace welcome start of alternative livelihoods...

Press release | June 15, 2011 at 12:00

June 8th, 2011 Bhubaneswar, India: On the occasion of World Oceans Day, Greenpeace and the United Artists Association emphasised on the need for alternative income generation measures for fishermen affected by fishing bans. They also called for...

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