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Love for "Nanna Maraa" on Valentine's Day

Blog entry by Celia Moraes | February 17, 2017

Greenpeace India and Jhatka, along with more than a hundred residents and volunteers, turned up on Valentine’s Day for a passionate evening among the trees on Jayamahal Road in Bengaluru. The object of their affection you wonder? The...

India's Burning Issue

Blog entry by Grace Saji | February 8, 2017

Waste burning is the most inadvisable first choice of waste disposal practice and yet, backyard waste burning and open waste burning near landfills are sights too familiar for an Indian. The contribution of open waste burning to the...

Greenpeace India Volunteers Hangout

Blog entry by Varun Ravichandran | February 3, 2017

The start of the New Year is a bustling month for folks of all spheres of life, but the Greenpeace Volunteers had an extra spring in their step; for they were putting together the very first event of the calendar year! Themed around...

Smothered in Smog

Blog entry by Madhulika Verma | February 2, 2017

Air pollution has become the biggest environmental concern globally.  It has rapidly taken over the space once occupied by issues of poor sanitation and lack of clean drinking water. News is flowing across countries on how air...

Volunteer Highlights 2016

Blog entry by Sanchita Mahajan | January 27, 2017

2016 has been an eventful year for all of us. Through sustained efforts of Greenpeace India volunteers, volunteerism has made major impact the last year. Whether it is the camp in Kedia , or getting a solar policy in Delhi , the hard...

Sundarbans: World’s Largest Mangrove Forest At Stake

Blog entry by Mowdud Rahman | January 25, 2017

The Sundarbans is a cluster of low lying islands in the Bay of Bengal spread across Bangladesh and the West Bengal region of India. It is the largest single block mangrove forest in the world and home to hundreds of species including...

There Is No Need For Genetically Modified Mustard, Thank You!

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | December 23, 2016

Genetically modified crops do not increase production, so there is no need, period. Au contraire. A 2013 study comparing yields between North America, which adopted the same GM technology in Indian mustard and Western Europe, which in...

FCRA as a tool of repression: Greenpeace India signs civil society statement in...

Feature story | December 14, 2016 at 18:30

Currently, Greenpeace India’s FCRA registration is legitimate and valid: by virtue of its recent renewal by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, and an order by the Madras High Court granting a stay on renewed attempts by the MHA to...

National Energy Conservation Day: Power savings using IoT - key to India’s...

Blog entry by Muqbil Ahmar | December 14, 2016

Energy conservation is critical to resolving India’s power crisis. Millions of people have no access to power, with 40% households (about 400 million) going without power. Initiatives like Smart City and Digital India depend on power...

A visit to Timbaktu

Blog entry by Jaivin J | December 9, 2016

Day 1 - 13th October We started our travel as early as three in the morning  to the bus station. An unexpected Bangalore shower made our travel that much more difficult.  At the common meeting point, five of us stuffed ourselves...

Super Heroes Scrambling For Oxygen

Blog entry by Vikrant B Singh | December 7, 2016

Comic-Co n started as a one-day ‘minicon’ called San Diego’s Golden State Comic-Minicon, on March 21, 1970 in downtown San Diego. The success of the minicon led to the first full-fledged three-day San Diego Comic-Con also known as San...

Join Greenpeace India for a Clean Air Nation

Blog entry by Veena Krishnamurthy | November 24, 2016

“Arise, awake, and stop not till the goal is reached.” If Swami Vivekananda was still around, he might have repeated those famous words to get us to deal with air pollution. Delhi has been choking on toxic air, and alarmed residents...

Profiting from Poo

Blog entry by Ishteyaque Ahmad | November 19, 2016

Human excreta are considered as one of the filthiest and most problematic aspects of waste disposal. Urban India is struggling with it and majority of the urban human excreta are disposed of in the water bodies with minimal or without...

GMO? OMG! NO, NOT AGAIN!

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | October 24, 2016

Do you remember how citizens collectively ensured that GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) like Bt brinjal, which are unneeded, unwanted and unsafe , do not enter our food plates or our farms back in 2010? Back then, the...

Why I Volunteer With Greenpeace

Blog entry by Sanchita Mahajan | October 4, 2016

45 years ago, a bunch of activists embarked on an iconic journey in 1971 that would change the face of the environmental movement and formed what was to be Greenpeace. Our work today revolves around protecting forests, increasing use...

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