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Greenpeace marine radiation monitoring blocked by Japanese government

Press release | April 28, 2011 at 18:36

Tokyo, Japan, 28 April 2011 – The Japanese Government has refused to grant Greenpeace permission to carry out independent radiation monitoring within the country’s 12 mile territorial waters, approving only a much more limited programme further...

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...

Improved patrolling leads to lower turtle mortality, record nesting at Devi

Press release | June 25, 2010 at 13:27

BHUBANESHWAR, India — An evaluation of the turtle season from November 2009-May 2010 by Greenpeace has revealed a sharp reduction of 60% in turtle mortality in the Devi region, signifying better management of Orissa’s coastal fisheries by the...

Analysis of the turtle season 2009-2010

Publication | June 22, 2010 at 19:03

The turtle-fisheries conflict in Orissa typifies the conservation versus livelihood conflict and resulting impasses that exist in marine conservation initiatives in India. Greenpeace’s campaigning efforts in Orissa are focussed on enabling the...

Environment Ministry’s Pre-draft CRZ Notification 2010 rejected by fishermen,...

Press release | June 18, 2010 at 13:48

DELHI, India — The National Coastal Protection Campaign (NCPC), a collective comprising of a broad range of fishworker groups including the National Fishworkers Forum (NFF), fishworker support organisations and environmental groups jointly...

Congress upset over Earth Day initiative in Kolkata

Press release | April 23, 2010 at 18:31

KOLKATA, India — An awareness initiative undertaken by Greenpeace India to commemorate Earth Day has attracted the wrath of the Congress Party in Kolkata. With municipal elections looming, Congress officials are upset over hoardings that portray...

Draft Marine Fisheries Bill needs major revision, says Greenpeace

Press release | January 28, 2010 at 17:30

About Us

Hub | October 13, 2009 at 13:33

Greenpeace India was founded in 2001, and is a legally registered society with offices in Chennai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Patna. Our governance structure has an Executive Board made up of notable Indian citizens, an Executive Director Dr. Ravi...

Turtle-Fisheries crisis

Press release | June 30, 2009 at 18:39

BHUBANESWAR, India — Greenpeace today released an evaluation of the performance of the State Government on the turtle-fisheries issue in the 2008-2009 season (1). While the environmental watchdog acknowledged some progress made in terms of fiscal...

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