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Double standards in environment ministry

Feature story | October 18, 2010 at 13:13

“I have taken this decision in a purely legal approach, that these laws are being violated.” - Jairam Ramesh, Minister for Environment & Forests on the Vedanta decision, August 24, 2010.

Marine reserves

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 18:02

There is growing scientific evidence suggesting that large-scale networks of marine reserves are urgently needed to protect marine species and their habitats.Marine reserves are not just about preserving fish stocks. They are an essential global...

Greenpeace: Fisheries crisis will hurt our economy

Press release | June 8, 2012 at 15:00

June 8th 2012, New Delhi: According to a Greenpeace report released today, India may suffer a three pronged threat owing to depleting fish stocks and historical neglect of marine conservation. Fisheries industry contributes about 1-2% to the...

VICTORY! You pushed Princes to start protecting our oceans

Feature story | March 9, 2011 at 21:09

It is with enormous pleasure that we can reveal a groundbreaking victory for our oceans campaign: Princes, a leading tinned tuna brand, finally got your message that canning ocean destruction is unacceptable. Thanks to your efforts - the company...

Gahirmatha fishermen give inputs on income generation scheme, demand further...

Press release | June 17, 2011 at 12:53

June 16, 2011, Kendrapara, Orissa: Over 300 fishermen from 15 villages around Kharinasi attended the public consultation organised by Greenpeace India and United Artists’ Association (UAA) to explore income generation schemes for traditional...

Identifying Conservation Needs in India's Offshore Waters

Publication | August 21, 2012 at 17:07

At Rio+20, a global summit on sustainable development which took place in June 2012, the international community pledged to re-double efforts for conservation and restoration of the seas. India now has the opportunity to show the world its own...

Traditional fisherfolk put forth their woes at the public consultation in Gupti

Press release | June 23, 2011 at 12:40

June 21, 2011, Gupti, Orissa: In a public consultation organised by Greenpeace and United Artists’ Association (UAA), 250 traditional fishermen from over 10 villages interacted with Alekh Kumar Jena, MLA, Rajnagar, Matanhy Saldanha, president,...

Greenpeace flagship Esperanza docks at Port Blair, building support for India’s...

Press release | February 10, 2012 at 18:00

Port Blair, India, February 10th, 2012: MY Esperanza, the iconic campaigning ship of Greenpeace, docked at Port Blair today. On her second visit to India, the Esperanza through a month long tour will highlight the impacts of illegal and...

Traditional fisherfolk put forth their woes at the public consultation in Gupti

Press release | June 23, 2011 at 12:40

June 21, 2011, Gupti, Orissa: In a public consultation organised by Greenpeace and United Artists’ Association (UAA), 250 traditional fishermen from over 10 villages interacted with Alekh Kumar Jena, MLA, Rajnagar, Matanhy Saldanha, president,...

Traditional fisherfolk put forth their woes at the public consultation in Gupti

Press release | June 23, 2011 at 12:40

June 21, 2011, Gupti, Orissa: In a public consultation organised by Greenpeace and United Artists’ Association (UAA), 250 traditional fishermen from over 10 villages interacted with Alekh Kumar Jena, MLA, Rajnagar, Matanhy Saldanha, president,...

Safeguard or Squander?

Publication | June 8, 2012 at 15:00

India's marine fisheries are in a state of crisis, despite official statements that there is still scope or fish landings to increase. 90% of India's fish resources are at or above maximum sustainable levels of exploitation.

Fish disappearing

Video | June 11, 2012 at 14:00

If we continue to fish in an unsustainable manner, it will have far reaching consequences on our economy, on 15 million people who are employed directly or indirectly in the fisheries sector and on ecology. We need change, the oceans need protection.

Fish disappearing

Video | June 11, 2012 at 14:00

If we continue to fish in an unsustainable manner, it will have far reaching consequences on our economy, on 15 million people who are employed directly or indirectly in the fisheries sector and on ecology. We need change, the oceans need protection.

Turtles + Fishermen = Ecology

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | June 9, 2011

I remember meeting a journalist in Orissa in 2006 for a story on the high turtle mortalities and being told that Greenpeace would be better off protecting the rights of human beings rather than turtles. After all, when it comes to...

Fish disappearing

Video | June 11, 2012 at 14:00

If we continue to fish in an unsustainable manner, it will have far reaching consequences on our economy, on 15 million people who are employed directly or indirectly in the fisheries sector and on ecology. We need change, the oceans need protection.

Good news for the fishes?

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | March 11, 2011

In what should be good news for India’s neglected seas, Jairam Ramesh, Minister for Environment & Forest, has promised to address   the bias towards terrestrial biodiversity conservation in India, by getting his ministry to pay more...

Convention on Biological Diversity: whimper rather than a bang

Blog entry by Abhishek Srivastavaa | October 24, 2012

The world gathered in India last week, with almost 15,000 delegates from 193 nations enraptured in chalking out a plan to tackle the decline in biodiversity by 2020. The summit seemed too big to fail, especially considering the...

What I talk about when I talk about F***ing

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | February 15, 2012

I am on the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, en route to Port Blair right now. It has been fantastic to sail from Singapore to India (took us 5 days) and calming to have just the never ending ocean stretched out before you every time you...

A case for protecting India's fisheries

Image gallery | June 8, 2012

A case for protecting India's fisheries

Image gallery | June 8, 2012

A case for protecting India's fisheries

Image gallery | June 8, 2012

Gupti public hearing proves it's better late than never

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | June 27, 2011

When I realised that the venue we had picked for the second public hearing at Gupti village was the same where Hon’ble Minister Jairam Ramesh conducted his meeting before his decision on POSCO, I didn’t know whether I should be...

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