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Highlights of 2004

Feature story | January 2, 2005 at 5:30

As the year 2005 begins, it is time for us to take stock of the year that was, and bring you the highlights of our work and our victories. Although the Tsunami disaster has quite literally dwarfed everything else for now, it is nonetheless...

Bahut Ho Gaya! Greenpeace and pollution-impacted communities call for action on World...

Feature story | March 22, 2005 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — On the occasion of World Water Day, Greenpeace activists, along with representatives of pollution-impacted communities from different states of India, staged a massive public rally in New Delhi to protest the absence of any...

French War Ship Headed to India Despite Protests

Feature story | February 1, 2005 at 5:30

BOMBAY, India — The Clemenceau, a 33,000-tonne French military warship is headed to Alang, Gujarat for ship breaking. It is expected to arrive there in the first quarter of 2005. This vessel is known to contain hazardous chemicals, because of...

India alerted on toxic ship

Feature story | August 3, 2004 at 5:30

ALANG, India — Following reports of the intended export of the controversial French Aircraft Carrier, ‘Clemenceau’ to India for recycling, Greenpeace urged the Indian authorities to keep in mind that this toxic behemoth has been rejected by...

Delhi High court orders MHA to allow access to Greenpeace India’s domestic accounts

Feature story | May 27, 2015 at 17:45

The Delhi High Court today ordered the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to allow access to Greenpeace India’s two main domestic bank accounts, which will let the organisation receive new donations and access the vast majority of its existing funds.

Nothing momentous in the Modi-Obama statement on climate change

Feature story | January 25, 2015 at 20:13

Greenpeace India expressed disappointment at the joint announcement by Prime Minister Modi and President Obama as it didn’t go beyond rhetoric and the usual platitudes.

Greenpeace Activist Priya Pillai files writ petition in Delhi High Court

Feature story | January 27, 2015 at 17:13

Greenpeace activist, Priya Pillai has filed a writ petition on 27 January 2015, in the Delhi High Court challenging her illegal and arbitrary offloading at the Delhi International Airport on 11 January.

Vote for a Clean, Green India

Feature story | March 1, 2004 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — As we head towards the 14th Lok Sabha elections and we challenge political contenders from various parties to show actual concern for their electorate and the environment that they live in. We also invite the people of India to...

Solidarity for Bhopal in Chennai

Feature story | February 21, 2004 at 5:30

CHENNAI, India — Chennai 21st Feb, 2004: Greenpeace activists demanding justice for the survivors of the Bhopal Gas Disaster were joined by the people of Chennai on 21st February 2004. Hundreds of people on Elliot’s Beach in Besant Nagar, Chennai...

World Social Forum 2004

Feature story | January 16, 2004 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — GREENPEACE AT WSF MUMBAI

2007 review

Feature story | January 8, 2008 at 16:29

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

The Perils of Throw-Away Economy

Blog entry by Manjari Sharma | January 10, 2018

The Plasticky Problem 500,000,000,000 per year. Wondering what that figure is? It’s the number of plastic bottles produced by the beverage industry around the world every.single.year. 500 billion bottles lovingly filled with...

MoEFCC: For People Or For Thermal Power Plants

Blog entry by Diya Deb | December 18, 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...

There Is No Need For Genetically Modified Mustard, Thank You!

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | December 23, 2016

Genetically modified crops do not increase production, so there is no need, period. Au contraire. A 2013 study comparing yields between North America, which adopted the same GM technology in Indian mustard and Western Europe, which in...

India's Burning Issue

Blog entry by Grace Saji | February 8, 2017

Waste burning is the most inadvisable first choice of waste disposal practice and yet, backyard waste burning and open waste burning near landfills are sights too familiar for an Indian. The contribution of open waste burning to the...

Why I Volunteer With Greenpeace

Blog entry by Sanchita Mahajan | October 4, 2016

45 years ago, a bunch of activists embarked on an iconic journey in 1971 that would change the face of the environmental movement and formed what was to be Greenpeace. Our work today revolves around protecting forests, increasing use...

Families Across India Ask For Clean Air Nation

Blog entry by Aishwariya Jain | March 29, 2016

The extent of human activity and its resultant cost to the planet has reached dangerous levels. We have made not just our species, but all others vulnerable and exposed to the perils of our activities. Burning agricultural and other...

How India’s Coal Power Expansion Triggered An Air Pollution Crisis

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | May 25, 2016

In New Delhi, where drivers routinely turn on their emergency indicators to be seen in the winter smog, the air pollution debate has largely focused on two sources of air pollution: cars inside the city and agricultural waste-burning...

Analysing the National Air Quality Index Platform

Blog entry by Sunil Dahiya | April 6, 2016

6 th April 2016 marks the first Anniversary of the launch of National Air Quality Index (NAQI) platform. The platform was adopted from similar platforms working in other regions such as the US, China and the EU. NAQI addresses the...

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.

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