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The future of India's marine life

Feature story | July 21, 2006 at 0:00

In our line of work, we find livelihood and ecology inextricably linked. The Defending Our Oceans expedition is documenting over and over, how the loss of ecological resources (by overfishing for example) means both the environment and the people...

Thirsty coal poses risk to India's farmers

Feature story | August 7, 2012 at 12:00

Farmers in India's Vidarbha region are struggling with drought and limited access to irrigation while plans by India's government to build 71 new coal-fired power plants will place an extra strain on water resources.

Help stop the next Fukushima disaster

Action | May 4, 2011 at 15:00

Write to international banks, BNP Paribas and HSBC, and demand they withdraw their funding from the Jaitpaur nuclear project. The Jaitapur nuclear power plant is planned to be the biggest in the world - and is being built in an earthquake zone!


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Dow is wanted for crimes against the planet

Feature story | August 20, 2002 at 0:00

Michael D. Parker and Dow Chemical Company are corporate scoundrels of the worst kind. They were forced to clean up a toxic mess at home in the US, but won't clean up one of the deadliest chemical spills on the planet in Bhopal, India. Someone is...

Greenpeace reveals Biotech giant Monsanto application for global pig patent

Press release | August 2, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace researchers have uncovered patent application from the biotech giant Monsanto which, if granted, would give the company world-wide control over breeding of pigs and their off spring. Greenpeace warns that Monsanto's aggressive patent...

India light bulb phase out: setting a smart example

Feature story | February 25, 2009 at 0:00

How many light bulbs can 1 billion people change? About 400 million wasteful incandescent bulbs, in India’s case. Today, India has put in place a market mechanism that will phase out incandescent bulbs, making way for a cleaner energy future. The...

Bayer pulls out of India

Feature story | November 15, 2004 at 0:00

Bayer has pulled out of GE research in India after sustained pressure from Greenpeace; this is the biotech giant's third defeat this year proving just how unsustainable and unwanted GE agriculture is.

Climate criminals lurking at India talks

Feature story | October 30, 2002 at 0:00

They're back! Last year the Bush-led US government walked away from the Kyoto Protocol. As a result, it took heroic efforts by other countries to salvage this world-wide effort to address climate change. But after their dramatic exit from the...

It’s time Japan's government and nuclear industry faced its responsibilities at Fukushima

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | June 21, 2013 3 comments

Have you ever tried to dodge your responsibility for something? Maybe in a small way, many of us do. But I doubt you dodge responsibility the way the nuclear industry does or the way Japanese Prime Minister Abe does. In Tokyo...

Greenpeace welcomes India's phase-out of 400 million incandescent bulbs

Press release | February 25, 2009 at 15:15

Greenpeace today welcomed India's first step on its National Action Plan on Climate Change, a market mechanism that will phase out incandescent bulbs, but called for clear targets and timelines on the other proposals listed in the plan.

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