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Did you just ask me, "Why support Junglistan?"

Blog entry by Akshey Kalra | August 22, 2012

The country wants energy, government and corporates want money. Does anyone 'need' forests? The coal mining companies are mining where ever they find it easy to mine coal. Their mining practices are highly inefficient because...

How will the world react if India says no to GE food?

Blog entry by Rajesh Krishnan | August 18, 2012

Genetically engineered (GE) food is a hot button topic in India. What happens here often sends ripples throughout the GE debate worldwide, but what happened last week is surely a major milestone. The Parliamentary Standing...

Greenpeace welcomes Parliamentary Standing Committee report on GM crops

Feature story | August 10, 2012 at 18:07

On 9th August 2012 the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture tabled its exhaustive report titled, 'Cultivation of genetically modified food crops - prospects and effects' in Parliament. The Panel has strongly rejected the use of...

Coal kills people and tigers. And now it isn’t even cheap.

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | August 2, 2012

It's no secret that coal pollution kills people; it's now increasingly clear that expanding coal mining is destroying significant areas of tiger, leopard and elephant habitat in India. Recent GIS analysis by Greenpeace shows that coal...

Together we can save the Arctic

Blog entry by Richard George | June 27, 2012

The Arctic is under threat. As you read this, oil companies and politicians are plotting to carve up the icy north, extending their national territories and searching for drill sites. But with your help, we can draw a line in the...

Greenpeace, the Yes Men and the inside story of #ShellFail

Blog entry by James Turner | June 12, 2012

Original #ShellFail video here. Shell has spent billions trying to persuade the world that Arctic drilling is not as obscene as it really is. The company opens its giant war chest every time it needs to put a message in front...

Global protests grow as KFC bosses sit in stunned silence

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | June 8, 2012

The past 10 days have seen a growing chorus of protests aimed at KFC’s destructive packaging while the company has remained totally silent over what action it will take to cut the infamous Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) out of its supply...

Now more than ever

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | June 5, 2012

We’re at a critical stage in our journey as activists. As a movement we’re easy targets, and we’ve endured all manner of strife along the way. Today in many countries we face serious political and legal challenges, designed to...

Government wants coal, people want forests

Blog entry by Nambie | June 5, 2012

"Jungle toh munshi ka hain." These words stayed with me throughout and even after my stay in Singrauli, the so called energy capital of the country. We travelled to Singrauli, deep inside the Mahan forest to bear witness to the...

Timber ripping is the truth

Blog entry by Nandikesh Sivalingam | June 4, 2012

People walking around in Orangutan suits, in a busy commercial area, is not a usual sight. It's funny at first, but then you realise that they are probably doing all of this for a reason. For the Greenpeace activists in these...

KFC's Chainsaw Colonel visits Indonesian rainforest destruction

Blog entry by Rusmadya Maharuddin | May 31, 2012

When you think of KFC most people think of buckets of fried chicken. So what does KFC have to do with Indonesia and why did Greenpeace Indonesia take action against the company on Wednesday? Well, KFC is one of the most...

Latest:KFC campaign goes global

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | May 28, 2012

This week saw the launch of new global campaign to stop KFC turning rainforests into trash, by cutting deforestation out of it’s supply chain. All week Greenpeace activists have been taking the message to KFC while thousands of...

Russia’s oil leaks – a forgotten disaster

Blog entry by Jon Burgwald | May 25, 2012

It’s late in the evening, but the sun has not yet settled here in Usinsk in the northernmost part of Russia where my Russian colleague and I arrived in a storming blizzard a few days ago. Located just at the border of the Arctic,...

KFC executives have their heads in a bucket

Blog entry by Chris Eaton | May 24, 2012

Yesterday we released a report exposing KFC for driving rainforest destruction and pushing tigers toward extinction. Sadly, KFC executives have responded by putting a big bucket of denial on their heads. KFC Packaging...

KFC’s Secret Recipe: Rainforest Destruction

Blog entry by Ian Duff | May 24, 2012

No matter what you think about fast food, you’ll no doubt agree that rainforests shouldn’t be trashed to make packaging destined for the trash. But  that’s exactly what’s happening. Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is supplying KFC with...

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