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2014: The best of times, the worst of times

Blog entry by Samit Aich | December 19, 2014

2014 has been a challenging year for Greenpeace India and our country's environment. Today, we are witnessing one of the gravest challenges in our history. In June 2014, an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report , leaked to the Indian media,...

Indian Pandora's box on climate change waiting to be opened

Blog entry by Avik Roy | December 6, 2014

There are whispers in the corridor in Lima that India may announce some unprecedented decision that will change the course of the ongoing climate negotiations in the lead up to Paris agreement. Nevertheless, India is a strategic player...

The people behind the movement: What makes Greenpeace run

Blog entry by Sanchita Mahajan | December 5, 2014

In the past 597 days of my being with Greenpeace India, the following instances stand out: 1. People hanging a banner from the Essar building- to tell the world how it’s destroying India's precious forests.   2. People persistently...

Soil is the soul of agriculture

Blog entry by Ishteyaque Ahmed | December 5, 2014

Soil is the soul of agriculture. In the present chemical-based agriculture paradigm, the soil health is under great threat. Excessive use of chemical inputs has caused a huge damage to the physical and biological characters of the soil...

Utmost faith in corporations? You must be kidding me!

Blog entry by Nandikesh Sivalingam | December 3, 2014

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the world’s worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy, the deadliest in human history. The aftereffects continue to haunt the Bhopalis even after the victims’ 3rd generation has been born.

Are we looking close enough?

Blog entry by Rahul Prasad | December 3, 2014

The drafters of the constitution chose democracy as the mode of governance for India. Wisely so, because democracy has a mutual relationship with the people. The people stand by the state and the state, in turn, stands for the people.

LIMA COP 20: Hope and an opportunity for India

Blog entry by Abhishek Pratap | December 1, 2014

It’s that time of the year again when climate and its politics get prominence! Starting today and for the next two weeks, official negotiators, bureaucrats, technocrats, think-tanks, activists, civil society, corporate honchos, trade...

My Journey so far with Greenpeace as a Volunteer

Blog entry by Debu Nayak | November 26, 2014

First of all, I sincerely would like to dedicate this to my parents and family who have been a constant source of my energy and motivation. My involvement with Greenpeace was not an accident but purely purposeful. Initially, through...

Fishermen left marooned - Hudhud Aftermath

Blog entry by Aishwarya Madineni | November 11, 2014

As we drove along the east coast off the Visakhapatanam main roads to reach the fishermen’s villages in Bheemilipatanam, the second town to have municipality in the country after Chennai, Srilakshmi, a community worker from the...

Activists slam Ministry of Home Affairs for targeting NGOs

Feature story | November 7, 2014 at 16:30

Civil society leaders today joined Greenpeace India to call on the Ministry of Home Affairs for targeting NGOs. Activists demanded that the government respects NGO’s right to dissent.

Climate change washes off Hudhud in India

Blog entry by Aishwarya Madineni | November 6, 2014

On the 12 th of October 2014, the city of Visakhapatanam along with its neighbouring coastal villages in the district witnessed a climate catastrophe of an unimaginable scale . Cyclone Hudhud with wind speeds close to 220kmph...

Sustaining with solar

Blog entry by Anand Prabu Pathanjali | November 3, 2014

Sustaining with solar Environmental conservation and protection are the foundation stones of environmentalists and environmental organizations. Preaching and practicing measures that will uphold these beliefs are a day-to-day...

Why is the IPCC report vital for India?

Blog entry by Greenpeace editorial staff | November 3, 2014

Q & A with Navroz Dubash by Kaisa Kosonen, Campaigner, Climate & Energy, Greenpeace Nordic What’s in the new climate report for India? How bad is climate change by now? How bad could it get in the future? What can we do about...

10 simple reasons to say No to GM Maize Field Trials

Blog entry by Manvendra Singh Inaniya | October 29, 2014

10 simple reasons to say No to GM Maize Field Trials 1. Inadequate regulatory mechanism The SBCC ( State Biotechnology Coordination Committee)  and DLC (District Level Committee) required by the law to monitor these field...

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