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SarSo Satyagraha - People power defers GM Mustard decision

Blog entry by Manvendra Singh Inaniya | February 5, 2016

When a government body excludes all the farmers' and consumers' voice to decide on pushing a highly debated technology into their farm and food, it's time for the alarm bells to ring in a democracy. Specially when independent...

India ratifies a controversial international law that allows nuclear suppliers to...

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant | February 5, 2016

India ratifies a controversial international law that allows nuclear suppliers to escape liability Indian Government today ratified the international convention on supplementary compensation (CSC). This convention essentially puts...

Air Pollution Awareness Through A Street Play

Blog entry by Gunjan Shah | January 28, 2016

“Kya aapne Air Pollution Index Board check kiya? Arre itna pollution to 10 cigarette ke barabar harmful hota hai (Have you checked the Air Pollution Index board? The pollution here amounts to smoking atleast 10 cigarettes)”, I...

This Republic Day I pledge for a Clean Air Nation

Blog entry by Sana Ahmad | January 26, 2016

It is India’s 67 th Republic day and I am about to travel to Bangalore. Airports always seem like an interesting place to contemplate and reflect over one’s purpose of existence , finding parallels between one’s actions and beliefs...

Rebuilding Soil Health Using City Compost

Blog entry by Manvendra Singh Inaniya | January 21, 2016

Scientists from India and abroad have repeatedly acknowledged the growing organic carbon deficiency in our soil over the last few decades. Yet, unlike all the other macro and micro nutrient fertiliser subsidies and promotions, organic...

Meet Greenpeace India's new Executive Director: Ravi Chellam

Blog entry by Ravi Chellam | January 12, 2016

My name is Ravi Chellam, and I am excited to meet you in my new role as the Executive Director of Greenpeace India. I come from a background of wildlife research and conservation and my passions include reading, composting and...

SolarVerse: the prose of solar power

Blog entry by Solar Team | January 6, 2016

Solar energy represents a vital opportunity to power India cleanly and efficiently. So, along with acclaimed young poet Shikha Malaviya , and in association with Delhi Poetry Slam , we decided to spread the message about solar in a...

COP21: shows the end of fossil fuels is near, we must speed its coming

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 13, 2015

The wheel of climate action turns slowly, but in Paris it has turned. There’s much in this deal that frustrates and disappoints me, but it still puts the fossil fuel industry squarely on the wrong side of history. Climate Action and...

Makkale, let’s be Climate Heroes, not Victims.

Blog entry by Aswini Sivaraman | December 12, 2015

Plenty of good things have been said recently about my city – I have been earlier told (and admitted myself) that Chennaiites are standoffish or conservative; now things are different. An unprompted people’s movement has received a...

International Volunteer Day: A salute to the spirit of one of the best communities in...

Blog entry by Sanchita Mahajan | December 5, 2015

Greenpeace was started by eleven volunteers in 1970-71 . You read that right. This global phenomena which is now present in more than forty countries, was first initiated by a group of activists in the living room of someone’s home.

Bringing Family Back to the Soil

Blog entry by Ishteyaque Ahmed | December 4, 2015

Think of a village. What images hit your mind? Sprawling green stretches of growing crops, fresh air, clean water and off course laborious, well-built children, women and men farmers working in their fields. Nowadays, a different...

GM Mustard: Throwing Caution To The Wind Is Not Always Healthy

Blog entry by Siddharth Sreenivas | November 15, 2015

Science and scientists have always played a huge role in shaping the course of civilizations over thousands of years.  India in the last 60 years too has been the beneficiary of great strides made in science. But there has also been a...

One man’s App battle with Air Pollution

Blog entry by Shivanandan | November 12, 2015

One man’s App battle with Air Pollution This story is about the risk that’s looming over millions of Indians heads on a daily basis. It’s everywhere, its shapeless mostly odourless it’s called the Particulate Matter (PM) and as...

Today is another bad day for Indian democracy

Blog entry by Vinuta Gopal | November 6, 2015

Today is another bad day for Indian democracy. And there have been many of these in the recent months. I have been working for Greenpeace India for 14 years, and in that time I’ve been involved in dozens of campaigns to protect...

For our beloved Mustard

Blog entry by Manvendra Singh Inaniya | November 5, 2015

Seeds, and thereby food crops are at the very centre of a nation’s survival. It is no wonder then that corporations and governments have been trying for decades to control seeds. India as a nation has fought against the entry of...

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