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Clean Air Nation movement - need of the hour

Blog entry by Sunil Dahiya | November 2, 2015

Why do we need Clean Air Nation Movement? I travel everyday from my home to office and on the way sometimes I feel uncomfortable when I breathe. I wondered why does this happen, then after analysing the situation for a bit of time...

5 things you can do wearing an air pollution mask

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar & Ruth D'Costa | October 16, 2015

5 things you can do with a mask on! To find what else can we do, come join us at Dilli Haat on 18th October 2015 at 3 pm!  RSVP here 1. You can sneeze as many times and don't have to cover your face! via GIPHY 2.

Something in the air

Blog entry by Shivanandan Lakshmanan | October 15, 2015

Just another hazy, polluted day in Delhi. But despite the weather last Friday, the mood in the GP India team was sunny and full of anticipation. It's been almost two years since the Government started its clampdown on Greenpeace...

Delighted and dazed with happiness!

Blog entry by Greenpeace Editorial Staff | October 12, 2015

We won! On Friday, 9th October 2015, Greenpeace India won a chairman’s special mention awards for leveraging Internet tools to support environmental protection. We were beyond delighted! To get recognition for environmental...

Civil society is the oxygen of democracy

Blog entry by Priya Pillai | September 15, 2015

Remember that moment in Lage Raho Munnabhai , when Circuit and Munna are behind the bars and Circuit asks Munna in sheer bewilderment-- Bhai, tujhe pucca lagta hai ki roz roz jail jaane se apna reputation badhega? ’ (Bro, are you...

LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION! Greenpeace India’s Bollywood debut!

Blog entry by Navdha Malhotra | September 4, 2015

In the last year and a half, Greenpeace India has seen it all.  Numerous court scenes, dramatic offloading incidents at the airport, corporate and government villains and ‘anti-national’ heroes saving the day! Our continued existence...

Time to start anew

Blog entry by Lalita Ramdas & Ashish Kothari | September 1, 2015

Today we have a compelling challenge and an opportunity ahead of us: to reset the work culture at Greenpeace India, starting now. The events of the last few months, and the independent audit that was commissioned as a result, have...

India’s future – Smog lit?

Blog entry by Aishwarya Madineni | August 21, 2015

Is our future going up in smoke? It has been exactly two and half months since the New York Times, South Asia correspondent wrote a woeful story about our capital’s toxic air and have finally fled the country in order to safeguard...

Will We Value Our Independence

Blog entry by Bittu Sahgal | August 15, 2015

India’s economic structure has been built over centuries on a stable ecological foundation. Our current government, however, believes the opposite... that a stable ecology is predicated on a strong economic foundation.  It is this...

India at 69. A 27 year old reflects.

Blog entry by Navdha Malhotra | August 12, 2015

When I was younger, Independence Day simply meant a day off school. A day where my mother would wake me up to listen to the Prime Minister’s early morning speech from the Red Fort. And then some of us would get together, climb to the...

Elephants on the Edge

Blog entry by Nandikesh Sivalingam | August 12, 2015

Today is World Elephant Day  and almost to the day, a couple of years ago I was in Chhattisgarh working on a project to understand the impacts of coal mining on elephants and tribals. The local group with whom I worked with mentioned...

Undaunted, undefeated and unstoppable

Blog entry by Vinuta Gopal | July 23, 2015

Greenpeace India ought to be finished by now. We’ve had our accounts frozen, our reputation  smeared and our staff banned from travel. Mr. Rajnath Singh, the Minister of Home Affairs has done everything he can to shut down our...

Goodbye Sandeep

Blog entry by slakshma | July 21, 2015

For the last 4 years Sandeep has been one of the friendly faces of the Greenpeace India staff on the Life at Greenpeace page of our website, and he’s been working here for 10+ years. Last week he left us for pastures new, so for one...

Dharnai: story of one solar village

Blog entry by Pujarini Sen | July 20, 2015

It’s been precisely one year now, since 2000 citizens of Dharnai, a small village near Bodhgaya in the eastern Indian state of Bihar achieved access to electricity for the first time in 30 years. To most us who are living in this...

India - remember the unstoppable power of contagious courage

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | July 10, 2015

Remember the unstoppable power of contagious courage By Kumi Naidoo Thirty years ago, groups of individuals in New Zealand were preparing to leave their families, their jobs and their homes to set off in small boats...

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