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Climate Impacts

Hub | September 23, 2010 at 13:59

Climate change is already harming people and ecosystems. Its reality can be seen in melting glaciers, disintegrating polar ice, thawing permafrost, changing monsoon patterns, rising sea levels, changing ecosystems and fatal heat waves. Scientists...

Stop Chemical Fertilisers

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 14:03

Greenpeace India’s campaign against chemical fertilisers is also a campaign to bring our soils, destroyed by intense chemical fertiliser usage, back to life. The government through its policies to subsidise and promote chemical fertilisers has...

Arctic Sunrise

Page | October 6, 2010 at 18:23

Greenpeace’s icebreaker has a colourful history; before we chartered the Arctic Sunrise it was used as a sealing vessel, and activists had once confronted the ship while it was delivering equipment for the French government to build an airstrip...

Defending Our Oceans

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 17:45

India’s ocean environment has been neglected. Within the political system, understanding on this issue is either limited or poor and the policy focus is ad hoc. Even with the limited information available it is quite clear that the country’s...

Mahan Villagers begin their Peaceful Van Stayagraha

Press release | February 27, 2014 at 15:14

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh| February 27, 2014| Thousands of villagers including a large number of women and children from 12-14 villages in the Mahan region of Singrauli came together for a mass public rally in Amelia Village to oppose mining in...

We will Win the Fight to Save Mahan, Declares MSS

Press release | February 24, 2014 at 14:00

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh| 24 February 2014| Mahan Sangharsh Samiti[1] (MSS) has declared that they will not allow Mahan forests in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh to be cut down by Essar for coal mining in spite of the stage II forest clearance...

Dirty data report

Publication | April 22, 2011 at 13:00

The ‘cloud’ is IT’s biggest innovation and disruption. Cloud computing is converting our work, finances, health and relationships into invisible data, centralised in out-of-the-way storage facilities or data centres.

The real foreign hand

Feature story | March 1, 2012 at 21:20

We express shock and indignation at the recent statement the PM of India has made suggesting that anti-nuclear and anti-GM protests have been stoked by NGOs representing a ‘foreign hand’. According to the PM, these NGOs that have no concern for...

Terms and Conditions for Guest Writers

Page | February 28, 2013 at 12:24

You can blog for Greenpeace India. Share your experiences or highlight issues you are passionate about, use this space to inspire people through words. You can send your original write-up to:

34,000 people ask Pranab Mukherjee for public consultation on No Go issue

Press release | February 17, 2011 at 14:58

New Delhi, Feb 17, 2011: Over 34,000 Indians have called on Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to hold an open consultation on the No Go forests versus coal mining issue before taking a decision. Pranab Mukherjee heads the Group of Ministers...

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...

No Trees, No Future, Save KBR

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | May 16, 2016

Amid the record high temperature that Hyderabad is facing this summer, news broke out that the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation ( GHMC)  is planning to chop down 3100 trees across city to widen the roads and lay the flyovers. We...

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.

India Chooses Public Health for Now

Blog entry by Sunil Dahiya | April 2, 2017

March 28, 2017, was a landmark day for clean air supporters in India when the Supreme Court acknowledged the importance of  public health over commercial interests. The statement that the Court made regarding the health of people being...

This Republic Day I pledge for a Clean Air Nation

Blog entry by Sana Ahmad | January 27, 2016

It is India’s 67 th Republic day and I am about to travel to Bangalore. Airports always seem like an interesting place to contemplate and reflect over one’s purpose of existence , finding parallels between one’s actions and beliefs...

We Will Defeat Climate Change - Through Cooperation

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan and Bunny McDiarmid | April 22, 2016

Today, on Earth Day, more than 165 countries sign a global agreement to protect our environment - the  Paris Climate Agreement  - at the first opportunity, a  record turnout  for an international agreement. This is an encouraging...

This is what democracy in India looks like

Blog entry by Divya Raghunandan | June 6, 2015

Ever since the leak of an alleged Intelligence Bureau in June 2014, the task of civil society groups in contributing to a sustainable future for India has become a lot harder. My role as the Program Director of Greenpeace India has...

Life of a fundraiser

Blog entry by Praveen Kumar | October 8, 2014

I'm from Warangal, Telangana. Recently, I completed five years in Greenpeace Hyderabad as a fundraiser. My journey has gone through many ups and downs. But despite that, it has been very exciting. Before joining Greenpeace Hyderabad, I...

Finding Hope!

Blog entry by Ruth D’Costa | July 4, 2014

The sleepy Coimbatore Express finally decided to crawl out of Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 04:20 this morning. The 5-hour, 45-minute delay doesn't seem to work against the engine driver's conscience, who makes lasting stops at every...

Voice of the Environment!

Blog entry by Manish Kumar | July 16, 2014

Over the past year, I have been working as a face-to-face fundraiser at Greenpeace. I am part of a passionate group of people, both young and old, men and women, who spend day after day on the streets of India, speaking to strangers...

BJP progressive on Economy, not on Environment

Blog entry by Pari Trivedi | April 9, 2014

The Bhartiya Janata Party released its much awaited and much delayed manifesto today, promising to boost India's economy and reiterating its obligation to the cause of Hindutva. The issue of environment has always taken a backseat in...

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,...

Every day I work with Greenpeace is a good day

Blog entry by Arjun Duvvuru | December 10, 2013

Most of us human beings are not fully conscious about how our everyday actions, right from the time we wake up till the time we go back to bed, affect our immediate environment and the planet on the long run. Like spoiled children we...

“I am glad I sat down.”

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | February 16, 2012

He said, "Part timers will have a target of enrolling 14 supporters in a month and full timers will have a target of 25 supporters in a month, you will not be given any leads you have to approach strangers on the street and...

Amala Akkineni

Video | March 1, 2011 at 12:25

Greenpeace India board member Amala Akkineni has been associated with the organisation for the past 10 years. She talks about Greenpeace and all the work she does outside the organisation

Biswajit Mohanty

Video | March 1, 2011 at 12:51

Board member Biswajit Mohanty has been with Greenpeace India since 2003. Here he tells us more about his years with Greenpeace and his work outside the organisation

G. Gautama

Video | March 1, 2011 at 12:16

G. Gautama has been a part or Greenpeace for the past four years. Here, he talks about Greenpeace and life outside it.

G. Gautama

Video | March 1, 2011 at 12:16

G. Gautama has been a part or Greenpeace for the past four years. Here, he talks about Greenpeace and life outside it.

Amala Akkineni

Video | March 1, 2011 at 12:25

Greenpeace India board member Amala Akkineni has been associated with the organisation for the past 10 years. She talks about Greenpeace and all the work she does outside the organisation

Biswajit Mohanty

Video | March 1, 2011 at 12:51

Board member Biswajit Mohanty has been with Greenpeace India since 2003. Here he tells us more about his years with Greenpeace and his work outside the organisation

Deniers exposed. Confirmed again: climate change is real.

Blog entry by Anna K | October 24, 2011

In an amusing turn of events today, a scientific study funded largely by climate skeptics has shown that the established scientific consensus on climate change is, in fact, correct. It comes as no surprise to Greenpeace that the...

Occupy the world

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | October 21, 2011

At the weekend my twitter feed was alive with news of the hundreds of thousands of people around the world, including in my adopted city of Amsterdam, taking a stand in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement. It is a...

Greenpeace India: A decade with the Earth

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | September 17, 2011

We are ten! This is the simplest way of saying it. A decade of existence makes it sound a bit grand and a little old. But ten is not old, it’s young and lively. When you are talking about Greenpeace, no matter what age you put it will...

Clean Energy Now: Rainbow Warrior in action

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | October 27, 2011

Energy company Essent's coal plant in Eemshaven, the Netherlands has the dubious honor of being the first action target of the new Rainbow Warrior. We pulled into Eemshaven today to demand construction stop on the biggest and...

Indian Members of Parliament stand in solidarity with the Arctic 30 but political...

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | November 16, 2013

We might be geographically far away from the Arctic but the cruel reality of steadily melting ice and rising temperatures is affecting and is going to shape the future of not only the four million people who live in the region but...

Whales and the Warrior

Blog entry by Amrit Bakshi | August 24, 2012

August 23, 2012: I have spent nearly 4 years with Greenpeace at sea. These years have brought many interesting encounters and experiences, but nothing's been quite like yesterday. Off the Eastern coast of South Africa, the coast line...

The environment’s superhero returns

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | October 16, 2011

While growing up all of us were fascinated by superheroes. We had our favourites too. There was Spiderman shooting webs from his wrist, Batman driving around dark streets in a high-tech fuel guzzling car and Superman taking short...

Saving the last tree

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | August 9, 2011

It was about 9:00 pm and I had been sitting on the half dead Raintree, 25 ft from the ground for over 7 hours. The sound of djembes being played with all the excitement had disappeared with the sunset, the candle light vigil was...

Indian oil deal funds Arctic destruction

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant | June 7, 2011

The powers that be in our government and the corporate influence behind it,  are all canoodling behind the scenes. They’ll soon announce a deal that’ll give Cairn Energy 9 billion US dollars to fund its Arctic destruction plans. ...

Where there is a wrong will there will be a wrong bill

Blog entry by Kapil Mishra | April 13, 2011

Anna Hazare’s fight for the Jan Lokpal bill was supported by the entire country. Even then, the government took four days to concede to his demands. Thanks to the movement we know what the Jan Lokpal bill is and what it could have been...

Junglistan Diaries- TEDx with Brikesh Singh

Blog entry by Vidhya Lakshmi R. | May 24, 2013

I had been excited for days for two reasons: TEDx was being hosted in Coimbatore and Greenpeace activist, Brikesh Singh agreed to be a speaker at the event. The stage was set and the speakers were getting ready. I was waiting with...

Internet activism, mobilisation and revolution

Blog entry by James North | February 28, 2013

Building online communities to change the world.   Sometimes campaigning for change in the world feels so futile. Like being swept away by a tidal wave of advertising for products that we don't need, whose manufacture destroys...

G. Gautama

Video | March 1, 2011 at 12:16

G. Gautama has been a part or Greenpeace for the past four years. Here, he talks about Greenpeace and life outside it.

Amala Akkineni

Video | March 1, 2011 at 12:25

Greenpeace India board member Amala Akkineni has been associated with the organisation for the past 10 years. She talks about Greenpeace and all the work she does outside the organisation

Biswajit Mohanty

Video | March 1, 2011 at 12:51

Board member Biswajit Mohanty has been with Greenpeace India since 2003. Here he tells us more about his years with Greenpeace and his work outside the organisation

Supporting Greenpeace, supporting the planet

Blog entry by Nikita Crasta | October 3, 2011

Nikita Crasta Most of us are so busy living our daily lives, meeting daily challenges that we don’t have the time or the inclination to pay heed to our environment and its resources. When you come across someone who’s doing it...

Supporting Greenpeace

Blog entry by Phanindra Karedla | February 9, 2012

Initially, I joined Greenpeace as a response to the solicitation from the fund-raisers on the streets. I have always believed that we should all play a participatory role in protecting our planet. This is not only for our own...

Change is possible, peacefully

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | October 30, 2012

After completing graduation, when most of my friends were looking at higher studies, I took a small breather to put more thought into my future plans. My immediate options were to join the 25 year old family business or to pursue an...

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