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Good news: Google comes clean on energy use

Blog entry by Tom Dowdall | September 8, 2011

Google has finally released information on exactly how much energy it takes to provide searches, email, Youtube videos and all other Google services. For years Google has claimed this information was a “trade secret”, despite many...

The World’s Biggest GM-Free Baingan Bharta to say a big NO to GM food

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | September 1, 2011

What do you get when you put together kilos of brinjal, a gathering of hundreds of citizens and the voices of over 100,000 people who have signed a petition to stop the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) bill? You get...

What does a 140,000 pile ton of dumped chromium waste look like?

Blog entry by Monica Tan | August 30, 2011

Unluckily, just like a very large pile of dirt. Their unassuming appearance means dumped piles of chemical waste can go months unnoticed and unchecked in the countryside of China. But this "dirt" is toxic, possibly cancer-causing,...

Top 10 things Indian citizens could do in case of a nuclear power plant accident in...

Blog entry by SP Udayakumar | August 21, 2011

Are you kidding? Reactors in India can never ever have an accident. Don't trust the news; it's all Pakistani military's anti-India propaganda. Beware! Osama bin Laden's disgruntled ghost might be causing this havoc. ...

Monsanto it’s time to Quit India

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | August 21, 2011

Candles in the wind and the voices of many Delhi residents, echoed at India Gate, chanting ‘Monsanto Quit India’. It was a solemn evening on a day that marked an important milestone in India’s struggle for freedom. It was the day...

Published: Cairn's oil spill response plan!

Blog entry by Bex | August 18, 2011

You know that oil spill response plan that Cairn has been refusing to publish? The one that tens of thousands of you asked to see? The one we went to the Arctic and to Cairn's Edinburgh HQ to look for? The one they were so worried...

Shell less than transparent about worst UK oil spill in a decade

Blog entry by Bex | August 17, 2011

As I write, Shell is working to contain an oil spill off the Aberdeenshire coast that is already, reportedly , the worst spill in UK waters for over a decade. As well as indulging in some shameless greenwashing (Shell is choosing...

Commitment to highest environmental standards of ship dismantling as Rainbow Warrior...

Blog entry by Ramapati Kumar | August 15, 2011

Greenpeace has handed over the Rainbow Warrior II to Friendship, a Bangladesh based NGO which specialises in medical care and emergency relief. The Rainbow Warrior will be renamed "Rongdhonu", Bengali for Rainbow. The ship will be...

Farewell to the Rainbow Warrior II

Feature story | August 15, 2011 at 20:00

After 52 years at sea (22 years as a Greenpeace ship), the current Rainbow Warrior is heading for a new life. Over the last few days, the bell was removed, the ship’s mascot, a dolphin, was taken down and the Rainbow Warrior’s named painted over...

Karnataka pulls the plug on GM trials

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | August 11, 2011

In a landmark decision, the Karnataka government decided to pull the plug on all field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops across the state, securing the environment, farmers and health of people in the state from...

Fishermen at Chilika say, “Protect Ecology and Right to Fish.”

Blog entry by Deven Digwal | August 9, 2011

Chilika is an integral part of the culture of coastal Orissa. Covering a vast area of more than 1000 sq km Chilika is the largest brackish water lagoon in Asia. Some of the very rare species of flora, fauna, mammals and birds are...

Saving the last tree

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | August 8, 2011

It was about 9:00 pm and I had been sitting on the half dead Raintree, 25 ft from the ground for over 7 hours. The sound of djembes being played with all the excitement had disappeared with the sunset, the candle light vigil was...

5 things you didn’t know about Volkswagen

Blog entry by Saraa | August 1, 2011

Last week we showed you evidence of VW actively lobbying in the US against the laws we need to protect our planet. Here are some more facts about Volkswagen that the company doesn't put on its billboards. 1. Only 6 per cent of...

Vanishing tigers

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | July 25, 2011

This shocking video of a tiger recently trapped in an area being logged by Asia Pulp & Paper in Indonesia’s Sumatra is a stark reminder that the range of this most charismatic of big cats continues to shrink in the face of an...

Endangered Sumatran tiger dies in trap on APP concession in Indonesia

Blog entry by Laura K. | July 24, 2011

Warning : this blog contains images and video footage that may upset you. Recently word came to our Greenpeace office in Indonesia that a Sumatran tiger was stuck in an animal trap in the province of Riau. It was trapped for six...

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