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Meeting and being inspired by Kumi Naidoo

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | July 16, 2013

Kumi Naidoo (left) joins activists at a rally in Istanbul calling for an ‘end to the age of coal’ Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International recently said, “Mahatma Gandhi once said, first they ignore you, then...

One positive step from the World Bank, many to follow

Blog entry by Paul Horsman and Shiwang Singh | July 2, 2013

Rampaging floods in Uttarakhand,India, Mindanao, along Europe's famed Danube, in large tracts of Canada, and in America's Midwest. Toxic smog in Singapore, Malaysia, and China's industrial heartland. Melting glaciers in the Alps,...

Floods in Uttarakhand: people and ecology suffer

Blog entry by Shashwat Raj and Paul Horseman | June 23, 2013

Today in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, we are witnessing one of the worst man-made calamities in recent times. A disastrous cycle of events has led to floods that have already killed many people and displaced many more from their...

Activists changing the world one step at a time

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | May 5, 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...

Australian coal: the view from India

Feature story | April 20, 2013 at 11:24

My name is Arpana Udupa, Climate and Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace India. I’m on board the Rainbow Warrior, travelling up the Queensland coast.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef threatened by coal mining

Blog entry by Arpana Udupa | April 19, 2013

Image: Darren Jew/Greenpeace I joined the Rainbow Warrior III in Townsville, a city in the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. After catching up with my Australian counterparts on the campaign and tour, I found myself in a...

Wanted: Polar explorers. No experience required.

Blog entry by James Turner | April 3, 2013

In just over two weeks I will be standing on the frozen Arctic ocean, preparing to ski to the North Pole. I'll be wearing four layers of fleece and a special hat that someone knitted for me. In my pockets I'll carry some almond...

Greenpeace activists question Shiela Dixit’s power strategy at Vidhan Sabha

Feature story | March 31, 2013 at 20:46

Summer is almost here and the solution to Delhi’s power crisis is still unclear. With this in mind, Greenpeace India activists put up a satirical caricature in front of the Vidhan Sabha in Delhi, questioning Chief Minister Shiela Dixit’s power...

Good cop and bad cop

Blog entry by Amrit Bakshi | March 26, 2013

The African queen: Laden with Greenpeace activists. After a highly successful boat training near the waters of Sri Lanka. It was time for training Part II to commence. Campaign training.  So on the fateful day, campaigners from...

Happy birthday, Greenfreeze!

Blog entry by Paula Tejon Carbajal | March 25, 2013

Greenfreeze production line 12/08/1993. © Ali Paczensky / Greenpeace Do you have a fridge at home? Then, unless you live in North America, you probably have a Greenfreeze. And what is that? A fridge that uses a revolutionary...

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