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GENETICALLY MODIFIED mustard is not needed

Publication | December 22, 2016 at 17:00

The proposal to allow cultivation of the genetically modified (GM) oilseed mustard (Brassica juncea) DMH-11 (also tolerant to the herbicide, glufosinate ammonium) is based on the paradigm that conventional breeding techniques cannot produce...

Sustainable Agriculture

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 12:44

Ecological farming is the answer to the problems being faced by agriculture in our country today. It will also keep agriculture sustainable. This form of agriculture conserves our soil and water resources, protects our climate, enhances...

Ask the Election commission to enforce code of conduct and not let govt tamper with...

Action | April 24, 2013 at 13:32

You should ask the Election Commission to enforce the Model Code of Conduct and not let the govt tamper with our safety!

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You should ask the Election Commission to enforce the Model Code of Conduct and not let the govt tamper with our safety!

Email Jaipal Reddy

Action | April 24, 2013 at 13:32

You should ask Jaipal Reddy to drop the BRAI bill because it poses a threat to our food safety.

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Hub | September 28, 2010 at 19:27

Greenpeace demands GEAC not to approve GM field trials

Press release | March 19, 2014 at 17:09

Greenpeace, India demands the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), which is due to meet on March 21, 2014, not to approve open air field trials of different transgenic varieties of GM crops as the Union Minister for Environment and...

Veerappa Moily should explain his decision to allow GM field trials

Press release | March 3, 2014 at 14:04

New Delhi, February 28th, 2014: Greenpeace demands the environment minister Veerappa Moily to explain on what grounds he has allowed the field trials for GMOs. This decision is in contrast to the stand taken by the former environment ministers...

Activists slam Veerappa Moily for putting corporate profits before nation’s interests

Press release | March 4, 2014 at 19:02

New Delhi, March 4th, 2014: Activists from Greenpeace India along with members of Coalition for a GM Free India today registered a strong protest against the way the Union Minister of Environment and Forest, Veerappa Moily has taken the side of...

Greenpeace demands urgent assessment of water diversion to thermal power plants

Press release | April 29, 2014 at 12:40

April 28, 2014: Last week, amid the prediction of a weak monsoon in Maharashtra in 2014, the Water Resources Department released its weekly report on the current water availability in the state's reservoirs. The report[1] indicated that the total...

Decisions on water supply in the state seem to depend on personal and political...

Press release | April 20, 2014 at 13:35

Mumbai, 19th April 2014: Allegations have been raised by opposition parties that the Deputy Chief Minister, Ajit Pawar "threatened" farmers in Baramati tehsil before the second phase of Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra, to disconnect their water...

Citizens demand arrest of Minister Prithiviraj Chavan, demand BRAI bil be withdrawn

Press release | April 20, 2010 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — The Minister for Science and Technology, Prithviraj Chavan was demanded to be arrested for establishing the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) today at the Anusandhan Bhavan Premises today. The group of...

Citizens uphold their right to know about and reject GM foods

Press release | April 16, 2010 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — An overwhelming majority – 89 per cent – of people say that they have the right to reject genetically modified foods (GM foods), revealed a citizens’ opinion poll released today by Greenpeace. The poll on genetically modified...

Threatening levels of Chemical fertilisers in Punjab groundwater: Greenpeace study

Press release | November 26, 2009 at 13:00

BHATINDA, PUNJAB, India — Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the medical fraternity today raised concern over the discovery of high levels of nitrate contamination of drinking water based on a Greenpeace study. The study, ‘Chemical fertilisers...

Farmers and youth from Vidarbha demand Energy Justice

Press release | November 19, 2009 at 15:19

NEW DELHI, India — On the eve of the winter parliament session, more than 100 farmers and young people representing all eleven districts in Vidarbha, held a protest at the doorstep of the Ministry of Social Justice to highlight the injustice of...

Opposition from over 1 lakh people creates the World’s Biggest GM-Free Baingan Bharta

Feature story | September 12, 2011 at 20:00

A sultry rainy day did not do much to dampen the spirit of hundreds of Delhiites, gathered at Dilli Haat to witness the preparation of the World’s Biggest GM-Free Baingan Bharta. The event, organised by Greenpeace, saw hundreds of people coming...

Genetically engineered Bt brinjal and the implications for plant biodiversity - revisited

Publication | May 3, 2012 at 11:00

Concerns over the commercial release of genetically modified (GM), Bt brinjal, also called aubergine or talong, relate to biosafety. One major concern is the potential for transgene flow from Bt brinjal to wild, weedy and cultivated relatives. As...

Celebrating safe food on World Food day

Feature story | October 28, 2011 at 15:16

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food,” George Bernard Shaw.

Monsanto's GM corn biosafety data raises serious questions

Feature story | January 30, 2013 at 18:46

If you thought the threat from genetically modified (GM) food crops was over with the moratorium Bt brinjal, think again. American biotech giant Monsanto has been conducting final biosafety research and field trials for its genetically modified...

Thousands of citizens demand that the BRAI bill be withdrawn and India be GMO free

Feature story | August 9, 2013 at 17:07

On the eve of Quit India Day, August 8, over 2,000 citizens from 20 states came together at Jantar Mantar, Delhi for a day-long protest and march demanding that GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and multinational seed giant, Monsanto quit...

Over 4 lakh people demand the withdrawal of the BRAI bill 2013

Feature story | August 23, 2013 at 16:31

As the deadline for public feedback on the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill closes on August 25, a delegation from the Coalition for a GM free India and Greenpeace India, delivered petitions from over 4 lakh people...

Mahan celebrated as an icon of the global movement to Break Free from Fossil Fuels;...

Press release | March 31, 2017 at 14:00

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh | March 31, 2017| A day after the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) acknowledged the hazards of thermal power plant emissions on human health and accepted a petition...

National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) Good Start But Needs Transparent Action:...

Press release | March 12, 2018 at 11:09

National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) good start but needs transparent action: Greenpeace India

Immediate Enforcement of National Clean Air Program; must not follow Emission...

Press release | March 20, 2018 at 12:22

New Delhi 20th March 2018| On Tuesday, environmental activists from different social background held a protest outside Badarpur power plant which has been shut down multiple times due to pollution issue and has become symbol of fight against air...

प्रदूषण मुक्त वातावरणाची मुंबईकरांची मागणी

Press release | March 20, 2018 at 12:43

मुंबई, 20 मार्च 2018, मुंबई प्रदूषणमुक्त बनवण्याच्या उद्देशाने सात गिर्यारोहकांनी प्रदूषणमुक्त मुंबईचा फलकासहीत वाशी ब्रिजची चढाई केली. वाशी ब्रिजवरील लावलेल्या या फलकांवर प्रदूषण मुक्त खंड असे म्हटले आहे. दिवस-रात्र हजारो वाहनांची ये-जा...

Break Free from Air Pollution- Mumbai Demands Clean Air Action Plan

Press release | March 20, 2018 at 12:48

Mumbai 20th March 2018| Seven climbers climbed the Vashi Bridge by pinning a banner of hope towards cleaning up Mumbai’s air. The 60 ft x 22ft foot banner said “Mumbai Clean Air Now!”. The banner on the busy Vashi bridge, which sees thousands of...

राष्ट्रीय स्वच्छ हवा कार्यक्रम को तत्काल लागू करने की उठी मांग, पर्यावरण कार्यकर्ताओं...

Press release | March 20, 2018 at 14:42

ऩई दिल्ली। 20 मार्च 2018। मंगलवार को कई बार प्रदूषण की वजह से बंद किये गए और अब वायु प्रदूषण के खिलाफ संघर्ष का प्रतीक बन चुके बदरपुर पावर प्लांट के सामने पर्यावरण कार्यकर्ताओं ने प्रदर्शन किया। प्रदर्शनकारियों ने पर्यावरण मंत्रालय से राष्ट्रीय...

Delhi Budget-Ambitious but needs proper implementation to go beyond rhetoric; says...

Press release | March 22, 2018 at 20:57

Focused Uptake of Renewable Energy to mitigate Air Pollution for Delhi

Only six states complying with “Renewable Purchase Obligations” targets; others...

Press release | January 19, 2018 at 11:04

New Delhi 26 December, 2017| Only six out of twenty nine states & seven UTs are complying with the centre’s Renewable energy Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets, according to new analysis by Greenpeace India. The report, a follow up to a similar...

India Continues to Reel Under Airpocalypse of Unbreathable Air: Greenpeace India Report

Press release | January 29, 2018 at 14:50

47 million children worst affected: Airpocalypse II, Greenpeace India report

Greenpeace India Statement on Union Budget 2018 and Environment

Press release | February 1, 2018 at 15:40

Greenpeace India Statement on Union Budget 2018 and Environment

Lucknow Unites to Fight Back Air Pollution in the City and the State

Press release | February 3, 2018 at 19:34

A report released by Greenpeace India earlier this week, on Monday, points to the scary and abnormally high levels of air pollution in UP.

Members of Parliament Urged Dr Harsh Vardhan to Notify National Clean Air Programme...

Press release | April 17, 2018 at 14:37

Greenpeace India’s representatives in several meetings with the parliamentarians have urged them to reach out to Dr. Harsh Vardhan asking him for transparency and notifying NCAP without any further delay.

Eight Out of Ten Most Polluted Cities in the World are in India: WHO Report

Press release | May 2, 2018 at 8:46

The latest WHO ranking of cities based on ambient air quality released on 2nd May lists eight out of ten Indian cities as the top most polluted cities in the world. However, if we look deeper into the data for 859 cities across the world given in...

Defeating the Airpocalypse: New Report Reveals 13 Solutions to Air Pollution

Press release | May 30, 2018 at 13:30

New report reveals 13 solutions to air pollution that can help reduce pollution levels by 40% nationally

जहरीली हवा से मुक्ति के 13 रास्ते

Press release | May 30, 2018 at 13:37

वायु प्रदूषण से मुक्ति संभवः अमरीकी विश्वविद्यालय की एक रिपोर्ट ने सुझाए वायु प्रदूषण से निपटने के 13 तरीके, अगर सुझाव पर अमल हुआ तो देशभर में 40% कम हो जायेगा वायु प्रदूषण

National Clean Air Programme Only a Paper Tiger Without Time-bound Targets: Experts

Press release | May 17, 2018 at 15:34

Health and environment scientists submit their recommendations on NCAP and seek inclusion of their suggestions.

Sterlite Violence is Unacceptable, Greenpeace India Stands in Solidarity With People...

Press release | May 23, 2018 at 15:30

Address concerns of citizens of Tuticorin, they have a right to clean and safe environment: Greenpeace urges authorities

You can save your food from foreign corporations

Action | March 31, 2013 at 22:26

You can save your food from foreign corporations: Your food needs you

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You can save your food from foreign corporations: Your food needs you

India overtakes Chinas air pollution levels in 2015, needs national response

Press release | February 22, 2016 at 15:01

New Delhi 22nd February 2016|- For the first time this century, the average particulate matter exposure was higher for Indian citizens than that of Chinese people, a Greenpeace analysis of NASA satellite data on particulate matter has shown.

Greenpeace India urges power sector to think beyond coal: Renewable Energy holds...

Press release | September 6, 2016 at 19:51

New Delhi | As the who's who of the coal and power ministry attended a conference themed ‘Indian Coal: Sustaining the Momentum’ in the Capital today, Greenpeace India hosted a parallel press conference at the same venue, questioning the wisdom...

Overcapacity Sept 30, 2016

Press release | September 30, 2016 at 17:14

New Delhi| September 30, 2016| With India’s Cabinet signalling readiness to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change, Greenpeace India is highlighting the threat posed to these commitments as well as to the economy, in particular the energy...

India Ratifies the Paris Agreement

Press release | October 3, 2016 at 16:29

New Delhi, October 2nd, 2016: On the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian government today deposited India’s instrument of ratification of the historic Paris climate agreement with the United Nations.

Piyush Goyal’s Predicament

Press release | October 5, 2016 at 19:24

New Delhi| October 5, 2016| Greenpeace India lauds Power Minister Piyush Goyal for questioning the excessive past investments in coal, and for highlighting the ‘irrational investments in adding generating capacity’ under the previous government.

Paris Agreement Spells the End of Fossil Fuel Era

Press release | November 7, 2016 at 13:38

Delhi, 4 November 2016 - The Paris agreement comes into force today, forging an irreversible path towards the complete phase out of fossil fuels.

Greenpeace: Urgent, Nation-Wide, Systemic Solutions Needed for Pollution Crisis Response

Press release | November 7, 2016 at 16:33

As the Delhi government announced emergency measures to help citizens cope with the public health crisis of hazardous air pollution levels, Greenpeace reiterated the central demands of its ‘Clean Air Nation’ campaign.

Indo-Japanese Nuclear Agreement Amounts to Nuclear Proliferation in Asia

Press release | November 10, 2016 at 14:43

New Delhi/ Tokyo, 10 November 2016 --The signing of the Nuclear Cooperation Agreement between Japan and India, will not save Westinghouse/Toshiba’s failing nuclear business, nor will it deliver safe energy for the people of India. Instead, it...

Negative Growth

Press release | December 2, 2016 at 19:06

New Delhi | December 2, 2016| As winter sets in and smog envelopes the North Indian belt further, yet another damning report stresses on the urgent need to address the problem of air pollution in India and China.

Greenpeace questions the need for nuclear given safer alternatives with renewables

Press release | August 11, 2016 at 16:51

Dedicating deadly technology to the nation: Greenpeace questions the need for nuclear given safer alternatives with renewables

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