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Stand up for Forests on Earth day

Blog entry by Bapi Mahanta | April 21, 2014

We now stand at cross-roads to shape the future of India. It’s upon us to give India a better future. A future where one is not oppressed and wronged for the benefit and profit of a select few. A future where one’s right is protected...

Role of Local People and Community Conservation in Rajasthan

Blog entry by Anshul Sinha | April 21, 2014

As we traverse across the length and breadth of India, we commonly come across numerous signs and sites that depict a peaceful coexistence between humans and biodiversity. A part of this is possible due to traditional tolerance towards...

A day of my life in Mahan

Blog entry by Siddhant | April 18, 2014

Having been a volunteer at Greenpeace for the last 18 months, I was well aware of the situation in Mahan. Being a wildlife enthusiast, I was thrilled to be a part of an expedition that would camp in the great forests. This is Mahua...

My journey to the Mahan Forest

Blog entry by Shashwati Shankar | April 18, 2014

In the depths of Mahan forest, the golden silence ceases to exist and the faint murmuring of birds echoes through the woods. The sound of dried leaves rustling through the wind and the rich scent of the earth infused with the...

Atom Solar Sun-trolley is here!

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar | April 15, 2014

What happens when a design for a solar water pump is actually implemented? The innovation challenge ran from September to November, 2013, with three winners from across the world - Canada, Hungary and India. Recently, one of the...

Consumer power! Procter & Gamble decides to wash its bad palm oil away

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | April 9, 2014

About 400,000 emails to Procter & Gamble CEO. Thousands of phone calls to P&G offices around the world. Dozens of protests throughout the planet. 7300 Sumatran orangutans at risk of being made homeless. ...

BJP progressive on Economy, not on Environment

Blog entry by Pari Trivedi | April 9, 2014

The Bhartiya Janata Party released its much awaited and much delayed manifesto today, promising to boost India's economy and reiterating its obligation to the cause of Hindutva. The issue of environment has always taken a backseat in...

Why the world's biggest coal company has backed down

Blog entry by Deng Ping and Harri Lammi | April 8, 2014

Last year, Greenpeace decided to do something we had never done before during our 13 years of work in China: target and confront a state owned coal company. And not just any company. The biggest and boldest, a Chinese government...

Fukushima: A great natural (?) disaster

Blog entry by Sunanda Mehta | April 3, 2014

As the victims of the Fukushima disaster left their homes and their lives, some of them never to return, the Japanese government slowly egged back to its old ways. After having sworn off nuclear and shutting down all the 48 commercial...

Thousands send a roar to P&G: Clean up your act!

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | April 1, 2014

P&G was pretty scared of your #TigerRoar last weekend! We have just seen a letter the consumer goods giant sent to its business partners last week warning them of our day of action: “…it is likely that Greenpeace will continue...

Birth of a Revolution

Blog entry by Manvendra Singh Inaniya | March 28, 2014

Often it takes just a spark or friction, to set the dry drought ridden forest to fire. And Punjab for more reasons than one - cancer train, toxic food, falling groundwater level, dying biodiversity - had been sitting atop a sleeping...

Deforestation: A vicious cocktail for the climate

Blog entry by Dr. Janet Cotter and Sebastian Bock | March 28, 2014

Every few years, thousands of the world's most renowned climate scientists work together as part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to present us with the latest scientific assessment of how we are doing in terms...

Tell EC to stand its ground

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant & Neha Saigal | March 27, 2014

According to our electoral system, once the election dates are announced, model code of conduct sets in. The model code of conduct is essentially a framework which lists down dos and don'ts for those who are in power as well as those...

The water-energy-farmers nexus in Maharashtra: Thoughts on World Water Day!

Blog entry by Jai Krishna | March 24, 2014

Farming is increasingly becoming a risky profession to do. Farming and livelihoods of millions of farmers in the country are always at the mercy of something that is beyond their control, either markets, government policies or extreme...

4 reasons we all should #StandForForests

Blog entry by Greg Norman | March 21, 2014

We cannot sustain life without healthy, thriving forests. That is why Greenpeace campaigns for their protection and on this International Day of Forests, we want to share with you a few reasons why you should help. 1. 300 million...

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