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.

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Notes from the Solar Generation Diaries

Feature story | April 19, 2004 at 3:30

DHARAMSALA, India — On 19th April 2004, a group of seventeen people from Greenpeace Germany, Switzerland and India embarked on a journey to Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, to participate in the first ‘Solar Generation’ project in India. Together...

Prosecute HLL for Forest Crimes

Feature story | March 8, 2004 at 4:30

KODAIKANAL, India — Kodaikanal, March 8, 2004: On the 3rd anniversary of the closure of Hindustan Lever Limited’s (HLL’s) thermometer factory in Kodaikanal, at a public rally held in Kodaikanal on March 7, 2004, the coalition of ex-workers, Palni...

Indian Govt. to investigate ‘Chapati Chor’ Monsanto

Feature story | February 16, 2004 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — On the 16th of February 2004, the Government of India assured the Supreme Court of India that all necessary steps would be taken to investigate Monsanto’s bid to control Indian wheat.

1928

Image | February 10, 2004 at 5:30

1928, *Historic Image* Original photograph taken in 1928 of the Upsala Glacier. Bottom image: January 2004, Composite image of Upsala Glacier, Patagonia, Argentina.

REPORT OF THE CENTRAL EMPOWERED COMMITTEE

Publication | February 10, 2004 at 4:30

One fish, two fish, glofish?

Feature story | January 20, 2004 at 4:30

PET SHOPS, United States — The biotechnology industry has struggled for the last twenty years to come up with products that work, and propaganda to sell those products. Remember the FlavrSavr tomato, the first genetically engineered (GE) food...

World Social Forum 2004

Feature story | January 16, 2004 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — GREENPEACE AT WSF MUMBAI

TOP: Original photograph taken in 1928 of

Image | January 1, 2004 at 4:30

TOP: Original photograph taken in 1928 of the Upsala Glacier. BOTTOM: January 2004, composite image of Upsala Glacier, Patagonia, Argentina.

No to new nukes: go wind

Feature story | December 4, 2003 at 4:30

PENLY, France — Since the French power authority has refused to build wind farms, we built our own this morning on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France. We put ten wind turbines up to protest the French government decision to...

Students join in a demonstration on Marine

Image | December 3, 2003 at 5:30

Students join in a demonstration on Marine Drive, Mumbai, urging people to 'Remember Bhopal' on the 19th anniversary of the tragedy.

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