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Greenpeace India Volunteers Hangout

Blog entry by Varun Ravichandran | February 3, 2017

The start of the New Year is a bustling month for folks of all spheres of life, but the Greenpeace Volunteers had an extra spring in their step; for they were putting together the very first event of the calendar year! Themed around...

Smothered in Smog

Blog entry by Madhulika Verma | February 2, 2017

Air pollution has become the biggest environmental concern globally.  It has rapidly taken over the space once occupied by issues of poor sanitation and lack of clean drinking water. News is flowing across countries on how air...

Volunteer Highlights 2016

Blog entry by Sanchita Mahajan | January 27, 2017

2016 has been an eventful year for all of us. Through sustained efforts of Greenpeace India volunteers, volunteerism has made major impact the last year. Whether it is the camp in Kedia , or getting a solar policy in Delhi , the hard...

Sundarbans: World’s Largest Mangrove Forest At Stake

Blog entry by Mowdud Rahman | January 25, 2017

The Sundarbans is a cluster of low lying islands in the Bay of Bengal spread across Bangladesh and the West Bengal region of India. It is the largest single block mangrove forest in the world and home to hundreds of species including...

Airpocalypse

Publication | January 18, 2017 at 12:30

1.2 Million deaths every year due to outdoor Air Pollution in India. 3% GDP lost due to Air Pollution.

There Is No Need For Genetically Modified Mustard, Thank You!

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | December 23, 2016

Genetically modified crops do not increase production, so there is no need, period. Au contraire. A 2013 study comparing yields between North America, which adopted the same GM technology in Indian mustard and Western Europe, which in...

GENETICALLY MODIFIED mustard is not needed

Publication | December 22, 2016 at 16:00

The proposal to allow cultivation of the genetically modified (GM) oilseed mustard (Brassica juncea) DMH-11 (also tolerant to the herbicide, glufosinate ammonium) is based on the paradigm that conventional breeding techniques cannot produce...

FCRA as a tool of repression: Greenpeace India signs civil society statement in...

Feature story | December 14, 2016 at 18:30

Currently, Greenpeace India’s FCRA registration is legitimate and valid: by virtue of its recent renewal by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, and an order by the Madras High Court granting a stay on renewed attempts by the MHA to...

National Energy Conservation Day: Power savings using IoT - key to India’s...

Blog entry by Muqbil Ahmar | December 14, 2016

Energy conservation is critical to resolving India’s power crisis. Millions of people have no access to power, with 40% households (about 400 million) going without power. Initiatives like Smart City and Digital India depend on power...

A visit to Timbaktu

Blog entry by Jaivin J | December 9, 2016

Day 1 - 13th October We started our travel as early as three in the morning  to the bus station. An unexpected Bangalore shower made our travel that much more difficult.  At the common meeting point, five of us stuffed ourselves...

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