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हरित खाद को बढ़ावा देने से सुधरेगी माटी की सेहत

Blog entry by डा.सीमा जावेद. Photo: © Greenpeace/Yogesh Kumar | February 16, 2011

निर्देशिका   अनुषा   रिजवी   के साथ कुछ पल जानी मानी फिल्‍म निर्देशिका अनुषा रिजवी ने पीपली लाइव बनाने के दौरान एक लम्‍बा समय खेत खलिहानों में बिताया। इस बीच उन्‍हें किसानों के सुख-दुख को बहुत करीब से देखने और उनकी...

Reviving the soil

Blog entry by Rahul Kumar. Picture: © Greenpeace / Yogesh Kumar | February 15, 2011

“It is a crime that is staring us in the face.” Anusha Rizvi, director of the film Peepli Live. Rizvi said these words at the launch of the Greenpeace report, Of Soils, Subsidies and Survival, in Delhi on February 3, 2011,...

Victory in Indonesia!

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | February 9, 2011

It’s a landmark day in the battle to stop the destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests, and to save its orangutans, tigers and other biodiversity. Today at a press conference in Jakarta, Golden Agri Resources (GAR), the palm oil arm...

A celebration of soils

Blog entry by Gopi Krishna | February 7, 2011

Indiscriminate use of chemi cal fertilizers over several decades has been sucking life out of Indian soils, and thereby putting the country’s food security at stake. But the government has continued to mindlessly promote chemical...

Facebook, let’s commit to Unfriend Coal by Earth Day, April 22, 2011

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | February 3, 2011

Since we started our campaign in February 2010, over 600,000 Greenpeace supporters like you have called on Facebook to unfriend coal and embrace renewables to power their massive data centres. Thank you. Just last week, I met with...

कुमि ने की फेसबुक से कोयले से दूर रहने की मांग

Blog entry by डा.सीमा जावेद | February 3, 2011

हाल ही में डावोस(स्विटज़रलैंड) में आयोजित वर्ल्‍ड इकनोमिक फोरम के दौरान ग्रीनपीस के मुखिया कुमी नाइडू का  फेसबुक के अपने विडियो चेनेल पर रैंडी ज़ुकरबर्ग ने लाइव साक्षात्कार किया। इस साक्षात्‍कार में कुमी ने फेसबुक से प्रदूषित कोयला दहन...

What's in there? They won't tell us

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | February 2, 2011

“I am not the right person to talk about the subject. I am not competent to speak on the subject,” insisted a core member of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) when I questioned him on his stance on labelling...

TATA vs Turtles stays!

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | January 28, 2011

“Congratulations, we won!” that was an excited but restrained Advocate Saikrishna Rajgopal, calling to inform me that the Delhi High Court had dismissed the TATA's plea for an interim injunction against Greenpeace’s TATA vs Turtle...

Greenpeace talks coal with Facebook

Blog entry by Akshey Kalra | January 28, 2011

We all use social networks today to get in touch with our long lost friends and meet new people as well. Within the social network circuit, Facebook has definitely made its mark by providing a more engaging platform to its 500 million...

No-Go or gone

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | January 28, 2011

Forests always make for interesting stories. Jungle lore always fascinated me as a child.  Tigers, lions, bears, monkeys and elephants made better protagonists than humans then. The ultimate dream as a city bred child was to walk in a...

Coal conquers tusker territory, hungry for more forests

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | January 25, 2011

Imagine a herd of elephants taking out a protest march. Well, if they could there would be one happening in Chhattisgarh right now. The Chhattisgarh government recently scrapped the Lemru elephant reserve in Korba district for a coal...

Good afternoon. How much for a forest?

Blog entry by Grace Boyle | January 25, 2011

The floatation of Coal India was a smasher. Bigger than anyone could have dreamed. The Government of India launched the initial public offering (IPO) of Coal India Ltd, the state-owned coal mining company that is the largest in the...

Cancun leaves us with some hope

Blog entry by Siddharth Pathak, Picture:Elizabeth Ruiz / Greenpe | January 7, 2011

The Cancun climate summit, or COP 16, in terms of negotiation was a pleasant surprise after the debacle at Copenhagen. In Cancun, countries were able to achieve foundational progress on critical issues and come to a common...

Australian toxic waste export stopped just in time

Feature story | January 6, 2011 at 21:20

Greenpeace and a broad swath of civil society groups in Australia and Europe have successfully prevented solvents and explosives maker Orica from sailing tonnes of extremely harmful chemical waste from Australia to Denmark for incineration. In...

How green is your list?

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | January 6, 2011

Now that the New Year is finally here, I am sorting out my resolution list. While I was working on mine, another really long list of resolutions landed in my inbox. This one was a set of green resolutions made by Greenpeace India’s...

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