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Greenpeace for halting any further coal blocks allocation


September 11th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Environment organisation Greenpeace Tuesday called for a halt on any further allocations and forest clearances for coal mining, until a transparent public consultation process is ... Read more...

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Greenpeace flays crackdown on Kudankulam protest


September 10th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 10 (IANS) Environment watchdog Greenpeace Monday condemned the Tamil Nadu government for its crackdown and use of force on protestors at the upcoming Kudankulam nuclear power plant ... Read more...

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‘New thermal power plants to escalate Vidarbha farm crisis’


August 8th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Large clusters of coal-fired power plants proposed in Maharashtra's Vidarbha - known for farmers' suicides - may bring down the future availability of water in ... Read more...

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Coal mining threatens forests, tigers: Greenpeace


August 1st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Environment watchdog Greenpeace Wednesday sought an immediate moratorium on new coal projects in the country citing evidences that the mining threatened forests and wildlife."From 2007 to ... Read more...

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Abhay Deol likes getting his hands dirty


June 30th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Abhay Deol is getting a house built for himself in Goa and the actor reveals that he loves to get his hands dirty on the job ... Read more...

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Activists term Rio+20 summit a ‘hoax’


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) As world leaders ended the Rio+20 summit with a 53-page statement called "The Future We Want", activists have slammed the UN Conference on sustainable development as ... Read more...

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Greenpeace to collect one million signatures for Arctic


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Rio De Janeiro, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greenpeace has plans to collect one million signatures via the Internet to support a project against oil drilling and unsustainable ... Read more...

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Greenpeace charges are incorrect: GVK Group


June 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Indian conglomerate GVK Group has refuted the charge of global environment watchdog Greenpeace that it had filed incomplete information about its $6.4 billion Alpha coal ... Read more...

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Greenpeace complains to SEBI against GVK Group


June 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Global environment watchdog Greenpeace has lodged a complaint against the GVK Group with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), saying the Indian infrastructure ... Read more...

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Fish stocks depleting along Indian coasts: Greenpeace


June 8th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) At 63, Ahmed Kaka from Luni village in Gujarat is fighting for fish stocks along the Kutch coast, which are depleting. He recalls there were ... Read more...

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Bihar should develop renewable energy clusters: Greenpeace


May 15th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 15 (IANS) Electricity-starved Bihar has the potential to develop a microgrid network that functions in clusters and is completely powered by locally available renewable energy resources, says a ... Read more...

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Greenpeace urges Apple to use clean energy


May 9th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Greenpeace India activists Tuesday urged global computer maker Apple to use renewable energy to power its data centres worldwide instead of fossil fuels like coal ... Read more...

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Greenpeace protests toxic pollution of Mexican waters


March 24th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Environmental watchdog Greenpeace denounced on World Water Day the pollution of rivers and other surface waters in Mexico and asked the government to establish a ... Read more...

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Greenpeace launches campaign against Mexican resort project


March 15th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Greenpeace has launched a campaign to drum up opposition to a tourist project in the northwestern Mexican state of Baja California Sur that opponents say ... Read more...

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Fukushima survivor denied Indian visa: Greenpeace


March 7th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Alleging that the Indian government is attempting to stifle criticism, an NGO here said the government has cancelled a visa granted to Maya Kobayashi, a Fukushima ... Read more...

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Actress Lucy Lawless arrested


February 28th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, New Zealand, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shell’s plan to drill five exploratory wells in the Arctic received a major boost when the police removed six protesters including actress Lucy Lawless from ... Read more...

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Bt.Brinjal decision not influenced by NGOs, asserts Jairam (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 25 (IANS) In the wake of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh questioning the role of foreign-aided NGOs in opposing use of genetic engineering, union Rural Development Minister Jairam ... Read more...

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Decision on Bt. Brinjal not influenced by NGOs: Jairam (Second Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 25 (IANS) In the wake of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh questioning the role of foreign-aided NGOs in opposing use of genetic engineering, union Rural Development Minister Jairam ... Read more...

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Tax telecom sector more to recover fuel losses, Greenpeace urges


January 18th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Calling for a drastic change in the country's energy policies, Greenpeace Tuesday appealed to the government to levy additional taxes on the telecom service providers ... Read more...

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Mandatory carbon disclosure for telecom sector welcomed


January 14th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace Saturday welcomed the Indian government's order making it mandatory for telecom companies in the country to disclose carbon emissions and usage of ... Read more...

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Brazil approves controversial forestry bill


December 8th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Senate has approved a controversial forestry bill that environmentalists say will deal a "mortal blow" to the already threatened Amazon region and open the door ... Read more...

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Thousands march for climate justice in Durban


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 3 (IANS) Thousands of people, including members of civil society groups from various countries, Saturday marched to the venue of the UN climate change talks here demanding quick ... Read more...

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Activists launch campaign for transparent budgets


November 21st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) As many as 100 civil society groups from around the globe and 12 international organisations Sunday met in the Tanzanian capital to launch a global ... Read more...

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Greenpeace protests Chevron oil spill off Brazil


November 19th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) A group of Greenpeace activists held a protest outside Chevron Corp's offices here Friday to draw attention to an oil spill off Brazil's southeastern ... Read more...

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‘India caved in to foreign pressure on nuclear liability’


November 17th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India caved in to foreign pressure by diluting the right to seek recourse from foreign suppliers as per the rules notified under the Civil Nuclear ... Read more...

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School kids plea to president to save forests


November 14th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On the occasion of Children's Day, school children Monday appealed to President Pratibha Patil to join in their fight to save the country's forests ... Read more...

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Sumatran tiger kills 5-year-old in western Indonesia


November 7th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A young girl was killed during the weekend when she was attacked by a Sumatran tiger while playing outside her house in western Indonesia, local media reported on ... Read more...

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Agreement to create biggest marine reserve at Antarctica


November 4th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 4 (IANS) Delegates from 25 nations at a Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meeting in the Tasmanian capital Hobart Friday agreed to a ... Read more...

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Spend more on fighting deforestation: Greenpeace tells Mexico


October 20th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) Greenpeace called on Mexican lawmakers to allocate more funds to combating deforestation, saying nearly a half-million hectares were being lost annually.Of the 6.81 billion pesos ... Read more...

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Cycle rally to push for renewables


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) About 500 people will participate in a cycle rally Saturday demanding that the central government relook and revise its energy policy and invest hugely in ... Read more...

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Greenpeace wants new coal mining halted


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Greenpeace Thursday demanded a moratorium on all new coal mining in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, until a proper impact assessment was done in the area."Singrauli has ... Read more...

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Coal mining in Singrauli leading to health hazards: Greenpeace


September 15th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Uncontrolled coal mining and thermal power plants in Madhya Pradesh's Singrauli district have caused environmental destruction and health hazards to the people of the district, ... Read more...

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500 kg of baingan ka bharta to protest BT Brinjal!


September 4th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) It will be a delectable dish of mammoth proportions but with a message -- 500 kg of 'baingan ka bharta' will be cooked Tuesday ... Read more...

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Herbicide tolerant GM crops pose serious health threat: Greenpeace


August 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Introduction of herbicide tolerant genetically modified (GM) crops, which are at the field trial stage in India, can pose serious threat to health and environment, ... Read more...

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Australian police raid Greenpeace’s offices in Sydney


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY (BNO NEWS) -- Australian police on Thursday raided the head office of environmental lobby group Greenpeace International in Sydney after some group's members destroyed a genetically modified (GM) wheat crop in ... Read more...

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