World Elephant Day: Why Community-Led Conservation of the Animal is Key
Elephant conservation in India is a popular and emotive issue. But when we look closer, the shrinking elephant habitat, human-elephant conflict and unscientific interventions are certainly concerning.
Greenpeace reaffirms support for Indigenous people’s rights in forest conservation
Delhi, India, 22 July 2019 – In response to developments following India’s Supreme Court ordering the eviction of millions of tribal and other forest-dwelling people in February 2019, Greenpeace reaffirms…
Press Release- Boom and Bust Report 2019
New coal plants shrink globally, but GoI continues to approve new proposals, despite pollution and deforestation impacts New Delhi, Thursday, March 28, 2019— For the third year in a row,…
Attempt to Murder Gurgaon
Gurgaon is one of the most polluted cities in India, with only 3 days of clean air in 2018. Now a new amendment will make 20,000 acres of Aravalli forest in Gurgaon and Faridabad open for construction. Why?
Shut-up or Shut-down: The new ‘Law of the Land’
If, to be put on trial for speaking out for equality and justice is a crime, the society needs some serious introspection. The way the voice of Greenpeace India has…
Greenpeace India – Fearlessly Indian and Financially Independent
Orchestrated attempts to muzzle Greenpeace India’s voice that began in 2014 has surfaced yet again.
Mumbaikars Struggle to Save Aarey Trees
Mumbai. A city so great, remains great only till the citizens are happy. A thin land strip reclaimed on sea, crowded with people, offices and factories can’t run solely on spirit.
5 People-Powered Wins in India’s Environmental History
On India’s 72nd Independence Day, we look back at 5 milestones when people-power won major environmental battles in India’s history. Nuclear Liability Bill While India plans to increase its installed…
Sundarbans: World’s Largest Mangrove Forest At Stake
The Sundarbans is a cluster of low lying islands in the Bay of Bengal spread across Bangladesh and the West Bengal region of India. It is the largest single block mangrove forest in the world and home to hundreds of species
Love for “Nanna Maraa” on Valentine’s Day
Greenpeace India and Jhatka, along with more than a hundred residents and volunteers, turned up on Valentine’s Day for a passionate evening among the trees on Jayamahal Road in Bengaluru.