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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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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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