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Wildlife Week: The Conservation Story of the Lions of Gir

Blog entry by Ravi Chellam | October 8, 2017

India is privileged to be home to 15 species of wild cats which is a world record as no other country has this many species of wild cats. We used to have 16 species till about the early 1950s when unfortunately due to hunting the...

The Weekend That Was

Blog entry by Drishti Mrigwani and Karthikeyan Hemalatha | September 28, 2017

We write poems about, we travel with great dedication and passion, we switch to macro lenses to get that perfect shot. We pay through our noses to buy/ rent. It is land that we depend on, yearn for and make livelihoods out of. We even...

Make Your Own Black Gold

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | September 18, 2017

Do you yearn for the fragrance of the forest or miss petrichor wafting through your window after the first rains? Well, here’s how you can make your own heaven. This simple method will enable you to make your own compost with the food...

Halla Bol! Resilience at Narmada Valley - A Live Account

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar & Avinash Kumar | September 17, 2017

This is not a story. This is one of the most powerful environmental movements led by the resilient people across the Narmada Valley, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. As I write this, the Sardar Sarovar Dam stands inaugurated...

It's Deadly, and It's Blowing In the Wind

Blog entry by Grace Saji | September 14, 2017

It takes more than just having breakfast to keep you healthy. If you didn't live in a countryside far away from the industries and all, then know this: The air you’re breathing is toxic air. There is no real action because the...

The Beetles Make A Comeback: “Come together, Right Now!”

Blog entry by Karthikeyan Hemalatha | August 31, 2017

Last Saturday, even the weather gods were confused. Slight drizzles, the sharp sun and gloomy clouds took turns to show up every few minutes. However, Greenpeace India was clear in its message: by segregating and composting  our waste,...

Make a Weekend Getaway Instead of Finding One!

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar | August 16, 2017

I am an Indian, living in the capital for the past four years. Today, the nation is 70 years old. I remember how in my younger days in school, one portion of our academics was dedicated to the freedom struggle. The dates, events,...

What a Sunday!

Blog entry by Shubhra Chaturvedi | July 13, 2017

Sundays are my favourite days, and not for the same reason as most of you. I work 7 days a week, 24 hours a day and I couldn't have been more happy. I quit my corporate job a year and half ago and followed my heart that resided in...

The Solar House On Wheels Is Here!

Blog entry by Mahima Chauhan | June 28, 2017

It’s June and it’s bright and sunny at 37 degrees. Something unusual is doing the rounds in the streets of Delhi. The Solar house on wheels has made Delhi folks curious and quite keen on pursuing solar for their rooftops . Could...

Going Solar - A Great Investment Plan

Blog entry by Pujarini Sen | June 19, 2017

India is emerging as a world leader in solar. As the third largest solar market globally 1 , a market that is growing by 90%, making the potential of solar in our country quite tremendous. Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the...

Sounds of Nature: From Petrichor to Pollution

Blog entry by Greenpeace India | June 6, 2017

In this day and age of videos, GIFs, and tweets: sometimes we forget to 'listen'. Visuals give us an entire new angle to a story, but so does sound, and more importantly - voices.  I grew up listening to RJs babbling on FM channels...

Sun – The Ultimate Source Of Our Energy

Blog entry by Ravi Chellam | June 5, 2017

I have a close and personal relationship with the Sun.  I am named after him as I was born on a Sunday! The Sun is an infinite (at least in terms of human time scales) and renewable source of energy which is also by far the most...

Top Four Reasons You Should Go Solar

Blog entry by Grace Saji | June 2, 2017

1. Get paid  Image: media.tumblr Sell some of that electricity and get credited! 1 If you haven’t already heard about net metering, voila! Get your solar rooftop system connected to the main grid.  If you end up using lesser...

8 problems with the GM Mustard commercialisation shown in GIF

Blog entry by Grace Saji | May 30, 2017

1. India signed the Cartagena Protocol* aiming to protect biodiversity and provide biosafety in 2003, but now, is keen to give the go ahead to GM Mustard (straight road to monoculture) Image: commentphotos   2. Right from...

6 Funny Memes on Coal Power Companies' reactions to Truths

Blog entry by Grace Saji | May 26, 2017

1. Solar power is cheaper than power from a new coal plant. So there is no need for new coal power plants Image: kym-cdn 2. Solar expansion will disrupt coal power! The competition of solar power is so high that it could...

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