The Rainbow Warrior in Mumbai waters

About Greenpeace India:

Greenpeace India has been working on various issues related to the environment since 2001. Our work in India is focused on four broad campaigns namely, stop climate change, sustainable agriculture, preserving the oceans and preventing another nuclear catastrophe. Over the years Greenpeace India has built a strong base of supporters spread across the country.

About Greenpeace:

Greenpeace is a non-profit organisation, with a presence in 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific. To maintain its independence, Greenpeace does not accept donations from governments or corporations but relies on contributions from individual supporters and foundation grants.

Greenpeace exists because the earth and all life on it deserves a clean and safe environment - now and in the future.

As a global organisation, Greenpeace focuses on the most critical worldwide environmental issues such as:-

· Oceans and ancient forests protection;

· Fossil fuel phase out and the promotion of renewable energies to stop climate change;

· Nuclear disarmament and an end to nuclear contamination;

· Elimination of toxic chemicals; and

· Preventing the release of genetically engineered organisms into nature.

Since its earliest days, Greenpeace has been linked to the seas and its ships are incredibly valuable, not only in actions to save the whales and protect the marine environment, but for all campaign work.

Actions often speak louder than words and non-violent direct action is at the heart of Greenpeace campaigns, which have also grown to include lobbying and research over the past years.

The latest updates

 

Welcome to our new Website.

Feature story | August 28, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — On the 4th of August 2004, Greenpeace India takes a small step towards realizing its global potential by joining the ‘Greenpeace Planet’, an ambitious world wide web project that is designed to inspire our visitors to join us...

Where are the Pacific tuna?

Feature story | August 27, 2004 at 3:30

We thought the Western and Central Pacific tuna fishery was the last healthy tuna fishery in the world. Despite concerns about over-fishing due to the rapid expansion of the industrial fleets, the conventional wisdom was that the fishery was...

The Forest House

Feature story | August 18, 2004 at 3:30

Are you sleeping on illegal Liberian Azobé trees? Is your kitchen table made from wood which has started social conflict in a distant African country? Are you literally flushing an ancient forest down the toilet? Check out our interactive Forest...

Greenpeace spooks HLL AGM; Demand Public Apology for Kodaikanal

Feature story | August 4, 2004 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — Mumbai, June 29: Greenpeace activists along with socially responsible shareholders today confronted the directors of Hindustan Lever at its Annual General body Meeting demanding clarity on the steps being taken to remediate the...

Activists stop Alaskan logging

Feature story | August 3, 2004 at 3:30

KUPREANOF ISLAND, ALASKA, United States — Greenpeace activists are out in the cold, rainy fog of Alaska's Tongass forest today in the area's first forest rescue station, trying to stop the Texan chainsaws of George W. Bush. Ever predictable, the...

Athens disqualified from Green Olympics

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 3:30

ATHENS, Greece — The Athens Olympics may boast gold, silver and bronze medals this summer - but green medals will be nowhere in sight despite Greece's promises of making the 2004 Olympics the greenest ever.

UN oceans body does the right thing

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 3:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The United Nations´ International Maritime Organisation (IMO) decided today to designate the Baltic sea as a "Particularly Sensitive Sea Area," a decision which Greenpeace has been pushing for years. The IMO regulates...

Greenpeace exposes the dirty face of Europe's energy subsidies

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Despite innumerable statements about the dangers of climate change and the need for more renewable energy from a host of European institutions, blank cheques are still being written to underpin the industries at the heart of...

Saving Argentine forests from destruction

Feature story | July 26, 2004 at 3:30

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Greenpeace Jaguars are leaping into action: activists on motorbikes are stopping bulldozers from destroying forest lands in Salta, Argentina. Cyberactivists around the world are picking up the phone and calling the...

Whales for sale

Feature story | July 22, 2004 at 3:30

SORRENTO, Italy — Pity poor whaling nations like Japan. They are so alone on this issue, and their arguments for whaling are so thin, that they need to buy friends and supporters in their desperate attempt to resume the commercial slaughter of...

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