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Wipro marches ahead of Dell and Samsung to the Toxics free punch

Feature story | February 4, 2010 at 5:30

In a classis case of David and Goliath, one of India’s biggest IT service provider (but relatively small PC manufacturing company), Wipro, has beaten giants like Dell, Samsung, Lenovo and LGE to the finish line in producing a computer, which is...

Reality Bytes – Hi-tech products pollute scrap yards in Asia

Feature story | August 18, 2005 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Got your hands on a brand new cellphone, computer, wide-screen TV? If yes, do you know where the old one went? In all probability, to one of many ‘recycling yards’; usually small-scale operations carried out in cramped brick...

Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival

Feature story | May 5, 2015 at 17:05

Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival with the threat of an imminent shutdown looming large. The NGO has been left with funds for staff salaries and office costs that will last for just about a month. Calling it...

Mahan forests inviolate– No Go for mining says MoEF

Feature story | February 24, 2015 at 13:08

India’s most controversial coal mine project may not go ahead, according to government documents acquired by Greenpeace through RTI.

VICTORY: Coal Ministry confirms Mahan will not be auctioned!

Feature story | March 21, 2015 at 11:39

The Ministry of Coal confirmed in a Right to Information reply that the Mahan coal block will not be auctioned, pursuant to the MoEF’s recommendation that it be kept off limits to mining. The move comes as another blow to Essar Energy, which had...

Statement From Greenpeace India On The Signing Of The Paris Agreement At The UN

Feature story | April 23, 2016 at 14:13

New York/ New Delhi |April 22 2016|Even as Officials from over 120 countries, including India, gather to sign the Paris Agreement today at New York, latest scientific data reinforces the urgency for action. The first three months of 2016 were the...

Greenpeace Welcomes Phasing Out Of Aging Coal Power Plants

Feature story | May 11, 2016 at 19:10

New Delhi 9th May 2016| Greenpeace India welcomed the Central Electricity Commission Chairman’s statement that indicated phasing out aging coal-fired power plants and called it a ‘step in the right direction’.

National Clean Air Action Plan Is The Need Of The Hour: Greenpeace India

Feature story | May 16, 2016 at 16:13

New Delhi| May 12, 2016| The most recent report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), released today, has re-emphasised the immediate need to address the air pollution menace in several Indian cities such as, Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna and...

IEA Corroborates Greenpeace India’s Findings On Air Pollution

Feature story | June 27, 2016 at 21:06

New Delhi, Monday|27th June 2016| The International Energy Agency in its recent report “World Energy Outlook Special Report on Energy and Air Pollution” [1] has reaffirmed Greenpeace India’s previously-stated position on thermal power plants...

POPs Treaty

Feature story | February 18, 2004 at 5:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The Stockholm Convention’s entry into force a victory for the environment and our future. Amsterdam 2004-02-18 - Today the 50th country ratified the Stockholm Convention, bringing it into legal force. From now on it...

Australian toxic waste export stopped just in time

Feature story | January 6, 2011 at 22:20

Greenpeace and a broad swath of civil society groups in Australia and Europe have successfully prevented solvents and explosives maker Orica from sailing tonnes of extremely harmful chemical waste from Australia to Denmark for incineration. In...

E-waste: Industry, NGOs and researchers agree on need for action, will government pay...

Feature story | August 24, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Though they might have deferred on the strategies and methods, all participants at Greenpeace’s seminar on Extended Producer Responsibility in an Indian Context were agreed that quick and effective measures were need to check...

Green my Apple Bears Fruit

Feature story | June 4, 2007 at 1:03

This is the story of a "people power victory." It's the story of the Greening of Apple.

Shipbreaking in 2003 and looking ahead

Feature story | January 12, 2004 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Ship breaking activity in Alang, Gujarat and in Mumbai, Maharashtra albeit a hugely profitable exercise for the scrap-ship buyers and a source of cheap steel for the nation, the way it is conducted presently is a major threat...

Great victory requires great risk

Feature story | August 15, 2014 at 14:04

After spending 50 hours on a billboard, 80 feet above the ground, located on Bandra Reclamation Road, Mumbai, seven Greenpeace activists finally climbed down from the billboards a few moments after they were informed that two of the leading tea...

The Sweet Taste Of Victory

Feature story | September 29, 2014 at 19:32

Less than two months ago, Greenpeace India launched a report titled, Trouble Brewing, highlighting the presence of a cocktail of pesticide residues in tea. The day the report launched, seven Greenpeace activists climbed the billboards on Bandra...

Toxic death ship blocked

Feature story | September 26, 2006 at 5:30

Our activists have blocked the toxic ship Probo Koala in the harbour of Paldiski, Estonia and branded it an 'EU Toxic Crime Scene.' The Probo Koala dumped toxic waste in Abidjan, in the Ivory Coast, killing seven people and causing mass panic,...

May we have the truth please?

Feature story | January 5, 2006 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — While you were preparing to ring in the New Year, the Clemenceau, a toxic French warship, quietly slipped out from the French coast. It is now making its way, ever so slowly, towards Alang. Since the French government continues...

WTO: The real face of free trade

Feature story | December 12, 2005 at 9:30

HONG KONG, China — A child sits in a mountain of electronic waste, covered in toxic chemicals, pulling apart components to retrieve tiny bits of metal; this is the face of free trade your government does not want you to see. As trade ministers...

Testing Bayer

Feature story | May 30, 2005 at 16:39

ANTWERP, Belgium — Bisphenol-A. Doesn't sound very interesting does it? In fact it's a widely used chemical in mobile phones, baby bottles and CD's. Unfortunately it's also a widespread toxic pollutant, even being found in people's blood. We are...

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