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Solar Lanterns Light up Lives of Young Survivors of Bhopal Tragedy

Feature story | September 9, 2004 at 3:30

BHOPAL, India — The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB) today launched Project Chirag an income-generation initiative for young survivors of the world’s worst industrial disaster. The ICJB has decided on having “hope” and...

Greenpeace Jaguars Caged

Feature story | August 31, 2004 at 3:30

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Our team of Greenpeace Jaguars, who have been protecting the ancient forests of Argentina from the expansion of Genetically Engineered soya, have been arrested while documenting the deforestation in northern Argentina...

Does organic farming work?

Feature story | August 28, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — In the ultimate analysis, farming is about what works. And luckily for us, considering the ecological and human costs, pesticides and fertilizers do not have even that basic redeeming quality of doing what they claim to do.

Commit to an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

Feature story | August 28, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — This year, on World Environment Day, you can do more than express token appreciation for the environment around you – you can commit to a toxic-free future, one that is healthy for you, safe for your family, and does not...

Welcome to our new Website.

Feature story | August 28, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — On the 4th of August 2004, Greenpeace India takes a small step towards realizing its global potential by joining the ‘Greenpeace Planet’, an ambitious world wide web project that is designed to inspire our visitors to join us...

Theni Farmers Join Greenpeace in Fighting Pesticides

Feature story | August 28, 2004 at 3:30

CHENNAI, India — 28th August 2004: About one hundred and seventy farmers from seven villages in Theni, Tamil Nadu attended the third public hearing of ‘pesticides and its effects on health’ conducted by Greenpeace and SIRPI (our project partner...

Where are the Pacific tuna?

Feature story | August 27, 2004 at 3:30

We thought the Western and Central Pacific tuna fishery was the last healthy tuna fishery in the world. Despite concerns about over-fishing due to the rapid expansion of the industrial fleets, the conventional wisdom was that the fishery was...

All you wanted to know about organic farming

Feature story | August 25, 2004 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Organic farming is an agricultural method that avoids chemical fertilizers, pesticides and other chemicals. It makes use of crop rotation and other traditional methods to keep the soil fertile and the crops free of pests. It...

Greenpeace welcomes the SCMC's directives on Eloor

Feature story | August 25, 2004 at 3:30

KOCHI, India — Greenpeace welcomes the stringent directives of the 'Supreme Court Monitoring Committee on Hazardous wastes' (SCMC) that will help arrest and mitigate the impacts of industrial pollution in Kerala. Implementation of these order...

The Forest House

Feature story | August 18, 2004 at 3:30

Are you sleeping on illegal Liberian Azobé trees? Is your kitchen table made from wood which has started social conflict in a distant African country? Are you literally flushing an ancient forest down the toilet? Check out our interactive Forest...

International Conference Delegates Confirm Greenpeace Stand: GMOs Out of Control

Feature story | August 13, 2004 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — A three-day conference on ‘Ushering in the Second Green Revolution’ co-organized by FICCI, ISAAA and MSSRF, ends in the capital today. Greenpeace, in its role as environmental watchdog, has kept a finger on the pulse of the...

Gene Revolution No Laughing Matter

Feature story | August 10, 2004 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — 10th August 2004, New Delhi: Greenpeace activists were the first to greet delegates arriving at the FICCI auditorium this morning for the inauguration of the three-day conference 'Agricultural Bio-technology - Ushering in the...

Aurobindo Pharma responds to Greenpeace alert with action

Feature story | August 5, 2004 at 3:30

HYDERABAD, India — In a swift follow up on the promise they made to Greenpeace activists a week ago, Aurobindo Pharma in Patancheru has abided by a Supreme Court directive and put up a notice board with information on their hazardous material...

Bhopal Activists from Generation Next: Working towards a poison free future

Feature story | August 4, 2004 at 3:30

PUNE, India — The stories of Ruby Sul and Sanjay Verma are intrinsically linked to the story of Bhopal. Both in their twenties, they have grown up in the shadow of the world´s worst industrial disaster, the deadly gas leak from the Union Carbide...

Workers of the World unite against the toxic tyranny

Feature story | August 4, 2004 at 3:30

COCHIN, India — In response to Greenpeace's renewed call for the closure of Hindustan Insecticides Ltd. (HIL), Eloor factory after workers and community had a miraculous escape from a Bhopal-like tragedy last week, a section of the workers of the...

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