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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...

India Ratifies Paris Agreement

Feature story | October 3, 2016 at 14:44

New Delhi, October 2nd, 2016: On the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian government today deposited India’s instrument of ratification of the historic Paris climate agreement with the United Nations.

Eye of the Tigress: My day out at the Coal Summit

Blog entry by Koushik Chattopadhyay | September 8, 2016

© Anindito Mukherjee Shakti, the tigress was at the Coal Summit in Delhi, with a few friends. Here’s her account of why she made her way to the concrete jungle. It was a morning like any other day. I was about to settle down...

Are We Ready to Sustain the Right Choice?

Blog entry by Sunil Dahiya | September 7, 2016

India is standing at very interesting juncture today. From here onwards, there are two paths that can pave the way forward. The first one is to continue with the age old conventional dirty energy sources such as coal, while ignoring...

Bihar Diaries

Blog entry by Kirtana, Aditi and Nithin | August 10, 2016

"I always wanted to explore the world on my own terms but I had never had a chance to do it! Finally, when I became a part of Greenpeace, I could quentch my thirst for knowledge and be able to work for environment protection. ...

Kedia Naama: 24 volunteers, 51 hours of journey. 1 camp. So it begins!

Blog entry by Sanchita Mahajan | August 8, 2016

Suno #KediakiKahaan, Volunteers ki Zubaani (Listen to Kedia's story through the volunteers) For 3 years, I’ve been working with Greenpeace volunteers in Delhi. I also get lucky sometimes and get to work volunteers in other parts of...

For Each Time I Missed Thanking our Farmers, I Say it Now

Blog entry by Manjari Sharma | August 4, 2016

A version of this blog was first published on Youth Ki Awaaz You and I, in our daily lives have often heard about India’s agricultural crisis. There’s no denying that agriculture is essential and an indispensable part of nature.

Powering Ecological Agriculture in India

Blog entry by Prateek Singhal | July 27, 2016

Over the past few decades India has seen a steep growth in the production of perishable horticulture commodities having limited shelf life but high on nutrition value. The technological advancements and improved scientific way of...

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