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My First Volunteer Training

Blog entry by Alifya Vora | March 27, 2015

I am a first year law student and I want to do something for the environment. I know this sounds cliché - something people tend to say every day but I genuinely wanted to do something about it and that was when I came to know about...

VICTORY: Coal Ministry confirms Mahan will not be auctioned!

Feature story | March 21, 2015 at 10:39

The Ministry of Coal confirmed in a Right to Information reply that the Mahan coal block will not be auctioned, pursuant to the MoEF’s recommendation that it be kept off limits to mining. The move comes as another blow to Essar Energy, which had...

The Mumbai Hangout

Blog entry by Meet Vora | March 19, 2015

Meant to bring together volunteers, supporters and employees of Greenpeace, the Mumbai Hangout organised by Sakshi, our intern and hosted by her and Pranay, our Volunteer Leader, was held on the 7th of March. It was the first of its...

What would Gandhi do?

Blog entry by Priya Pillai | March 17, 2015

Eighty four years ago, Gandhi came to London to take part in the Roundtable Conference. He had just led the iconic Dandi March heralding a mass civil disobedience movement in India that would ultimately lead to the end of the British...

Determination and dedication:Protecting the Mahan forests from coal mining

Blog entry by Sajan Ponappa | March 16, 2015

Finally the day has come, the day where we all can celebrate! The Environment Ministry has declared the Mahan forests as a no-go zone for mining! It’s been a long fight and we are all proud of the time, effort and sheer heart, our...

Massive win for voices of dissent & democracy

Feature story | March 12, 2015 at 12:29

NDA government left embarrassed as Delhi High Court lifts travel ban for Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai

Four years on, no lessons learnt from Fukushima

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant | March 11, 2015

When the Japanese Diet released their assessment report on the actual cause of Fukushima nuclear accident, they categorically stated that a fault in design caused the accident. It also stated that “wilful negligence” had a role to play...

Where were you when Fukushima happened?

Blog entry by Hisayo Takada | March 11, 2015

Four years ago the world watched in horror as the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plants exploded across our TV screens and spewed radioactive waste into air and sea. In commemoration of this anniversary, we asked Greenpeace volunteers...

Delhi Health Minister commits to cleaning up Delhi's air pollution

Feature story | March 10, 2015 at 0:30

Delhi has been in under global watch for alarming air pollution levels

Happy Street for #ToxiCity free Hyderabad

Blog entry by Ashish Maheshwar | March 3, 2015

Ashish Maheshwar, resident of Hyderabad participated in an activity organised by the volunteers - Happy Street.   He was part of this event to spread awareness on air pollution, and it was his second volunteer event. While Delhi is...

Mahan forests inviolate– No Go for mining says MoEF

Feature story | February 24, 2015 at 12:08

India’s most controversial coal mine project may not go ahead, according to government documents acquired by Greenpeace through RTI.

'Freeze mob' to demand clean air for Delhi - ToxiCity

Blog entry by Ishita Gupta | February 22, 2015

Yesterday, after nearly 2 weeks of preparation, Volunteers from Greenpeace Delhi successfully conducted two freeze mobs in a span of 2 hours in 2 different locations with more than 50 people .   Last year after the launch of...

Story of Mahan needs to be heard

Blog entry by Priya Pillai | February 17, 2015

I am an Indian citizen who is not afraid to raise my voice against violations of laws that have been put in place to protect the aam aadmi’s rights . I fight to ensure that rampant coal mining in forest areas is only done in...

We need to protect our children from this #ToxiCity now!

Blog entry by Aishwarya Madineni | February 17, 2015

Delhi has been ranked by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the world’s most polluted city and it is estimated that 10,000 pre-mature deaths occur every year in the city due to air pollution. The Meteorological Department’s live...

Delhi Shines, at Holy Family Hospital

Blog entry by Iqbal Munawwar and Sanchita Mahajan | February 5, 2015

In our fight for a cleaner and greener planet, victories are often far and few. It takes years for campaigns to bear fruit and for our volunteer community to see tangible results of their long and hard work.  On Saturday, January 31...

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