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Procrastination, Thy Name is Human!

Blog entry by Payal Gunaki | December 12, 2017

I live in Pune, the second largest city in Maharashtra. Also known as “The Oxford of the East”, it is a sprawling city known for its cultural heritage (base of the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire) and is now set to become a Smart City.

MoEFCC: For People Or For Thermal Power Plants

Blog entry by Diya Deb | December 11, 2017

Last March, my family forced me to pay a visit to our doctor at Chittaranjan Park in Delhi for a diagnosis of my dry cough. It had been lingering for over two months. The doctor gave me a concerned look from behind his specs and asked...

As India struggles to breathe, over 300 coal power plants are violating air pollution...

Feature story | December 7, 2017 at 17:01

As of December 7, more than 300 coal power plants across the country are still violating the emission standard norms that were given by the MoEFCC back in 2015. These norms were to come into effect by the 7th of December 2017. But despite being...

With Less Than 24 Hours to Go, Citizen Activists Say "Enough Is Enough".

Blog entry by Grace Saji | December 6, 2017

Two years ago, coal power plants were given new emission norms to follow. The deadline has come. Tomorrow, on the 7th of December 2017, all power plants must have complied with the norms. But as the government shuffles papers around,...

Communication from GP India Board

Blog entry by slakshma | December 5, 2017

The Board of Greenpeace India has accepted the resignation of the Executive Director Ravi Chellam , citing personal reasons and his desire to pursue other professional interests, with effect from 1st January 2018. The Board would...

Closing the Loop: Urban Organic Waste to Local Farms

Blog entry by Pinky Chandran | October 31, 2017

Given that Bangalore generates over 5000 tons of waste daily, 60% of this waste is organic. The potential to halve the problem of waste to landfill is enormous. And the need of the hour is to accelerate segregated waste collection in...

Wildlife Week: The Conservation Story of the Lions of Gir

Blog entry by Ravi Chellam | October 8, 2017

India is privileged to be home to 15 species of wild cats which is a world record as no other country has this many species of wild cats. We used to have 16 species till about the early 1950s when unfortunately due to hunting the...

The Weekend That Was

Blog entry by Drishti Mrigwani and Karthikeyan Hemalatha | September 28, 2017

We write poems about, we travel with great dedication and passion, we switch to macro lenses to get that perfect shot. We pay through our noses to buy/ rent. It is land that we depend on, yearn for and make livelihoods out of. We even...

Make Your Own Black Gold

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | September 18, 2017

Do you yearn for the fragrance of the forest or miss petrichor wafting through your window after the first rains? Well, here’s how you can make your own heaven. This simple method will enable you to make your own compost with the food...

Halla Bol! Resilience at Narmada Valley - A Live Account

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar & Avinash Kumar | September 17, 2017

This is not a story. This is one of the most powerful environmental movements led by the resilient people across the Narmada Valley, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. As I write this, the Sardar Sarovar Dam stands inaugurated...

It's Deadly, and It's Blowing In the Wind

Blog entry by Grace Saji | September 14, 2017

It takes more than just having breakfast to keep you healthy. If you didn't live in a countryside far away from the industries and all, then know this: The air you’re breathing is toxic air. There is no real action because the...

The Beetles Make A Comeback: “Come together, Right Now!”

Blog entry by Karthikeyan Hemalatha | August 31, 2017

Last Saturday, even the weather gods were confused. Slight drizzles, the sharp sun and gloomy clouds took turns to show up every few minutes. However, Greenpeace India was clear in its message: by segregating and composting  our waste,...

Make a Weekend Getaway Instead of Finding One!

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar | August 16, 2017

I am an Indian, living in the capital for the past four years. Today, the nation is 70 years old. I remember how in my younger days in school, one portion of our academics was dedicated to the freedom struggle. The dates, events,...

What a Sunday!

Blog entry by Shubhra Chaturvedi | July 13, 2017

Sundays are my favourite days, and not for the same reason as most of you. I work 7 days a week, 24 hours a day and I couldn't have been more happy. I quit my corporate job a year and half ago and followed my heart that resided in...

The Solar House On Wheels Is Here!

Blog entry by Mahima Chauhan | June 28, 2017

It’s June and it’s bright and sunny at 37 degrees. Something unusual is doing the rounds in the streets of Delhi. The Solar house on wheels has made Delhi folks curious and quite keen on pursuing solar for their rooftops . Could...

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