unEarthed

By Greenpeace: As the Arctic 30 faced their 30th day of imprisonment on October 18 by Russian authorities, nearly 10,000 people took to the streets at more than 100 events ...
Organic Farming In India

By Ana Kandwal: The recent decade has seen a serious concern over the issue of environmental degradation and an urgent need for its sustainability has been raised. Consequently, attempts have ...
Nuclear Energy

By Suhas AR: Rewind back to 2011, Fukushima in Japan was the scene of disaster as an earthquake of 8.9 on the Richter scale and the subsequent tsunami overwhelmed the ...
plastic

By Annie Fraser: Addiction əˈdɪkʃ(É™)n/ noun: addiction; plural noun: addictions 1. The fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity. Upon reading Merriam Webster’s definition for the word ...
india_climate_hangout

90 lakh people affected Lakhs of homes impacted 2,400 crores worth of crops destroyed Dear friends, Cyclone Phailin left a trail of destruction in its path as it ravaged the ...

By Lohita Turlapati: For over three years, while on my way to school, I have regularly noticed slum dwelling women collecting water in bottles of bisleri that are attached to ...
Phailim

By Soumya Raj: The Eastern coast of India is all braced up to face the wrath of the Cyclone Phailin, a category 4 cyclone fast approaching the country. Approaching at ...
climate

By Rishika Das Roy: Eleven of the last twelve years (1995-2006) rank among the twelve warmest years in the instrumental record of global surface temperature (since 1850). The 100-year linear ...
Portrait of Kumi Naidoo

By Greenpeace: Greenpeace International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo has written to President Vladimir Putin offering to travel to Moscow as early as possible to meet with the Russian President, in ...
eco

By Tanima Tandon: When we look at the various environmental movements in India, who do we think of? Right from Gaura Devi of Garhwal to Medha Patkar of the Narmada Bachao ...
Greenpeace International activist Faiza Oulahsen (from the Netherlands) at the Leninsky District Court Of Murmansk

By Ignatius Joseph: Twenty eight Greenpeace activists and a freelance video journalist and a photographer were formally charged with piracy under Article 227 of the Russian Criminal Code on October 2nd ...
Coal Pickers at Jharia Coal Mine

Greenpeace has been campaigning against India’s unsustainable coal dependence for a long time The response of Coal India’s Chairman, S. Narsing Rao to the Greenpeace report on the reduction of ...
Finning

By Sumithra Sriram: A single cell, the initiation of every form of life now present on earth. From a bee to a blue whale, a toad to an elephant, and ...
Nigahi coal mine, India's largest open cast mine, operated by NCL a subsidiary of Coal India in Singrauli MP. © Greenpeace / Sudhanshu Malhotra.

Research by Greenpeace has found that the world’s largest coal producer, Coal India Limited, is misleading potential shareholders by concealing the true level of its extractable reserves, as it prepares ...
wildlife

By Sayendri Panchadhyayi: Indian education system has never been a favorable theme for discussion and has persistently received ire from the academicians, students, and parents. Some of the reasons that ...
environment

By Krishna Prasanth: They say “ignorance is bliss”. This adage has always re-established itself through various incidents over time, definitely so when it comes to preserving the environment. An excerpt from ...
Ice ride Global Day of Action Mumbai 2 © Hemant Singh

By Ignatius Joseph: Bangalore and Mumbai rode for the Arctic on September 15, 2013 when hundreds of people gathered for a cycle rally in both cities to challenge oil corporations like ...
snow leopards

By Rajaram Suresh: The word ‘teeming’ no longer seems an adequate adjective to describe biodiversity, especially in the snow-clad peaks of the infinite Himalayas. The Panthera uncia, more commonly called the ...
wildlife

By Anshul Srivastava: On 5th August 2013, the Ministry of Environment and Forest tabled certain stringent amendments to the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. The amendments aim to have more rigorous ...
lion

By Tadrash Shah: Author’s Note: The Supreme Court’s resolution to relocate the lions of Gir to Madhya Pradesh instigates the caveat from residents of Gir out of their love for ...
Villagers in Dharnai, Bihar at the Gram Sabha meet for the Bihar Rural Electrification Micro Grid Project give their 'go ahead' for the Rural Electrification Micro Grid Project.

By Ignatius Joseph: Greenpeace today announced a one of its kind rural electrification model based on a smart micro grid in Dharnai village in Jehanabad district of Bihar. This ambitious solar ...
sharks

By Aditi Thakker: Last week, the Ministry of Environment and Forests banned shark finning in India. Wait wait. Shark finning happens in India? No, many Indians are vegetarian and the ones ...

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