Although Greenpeace is not yet established in India enough, they do very important works such as campaiging against toxic and nuclear waste, gene crops, and habitat destruction.
We visit their office south of Delhi and make a donation to help saving the Olive Ridley turtle.
|Name||Greenpeace India, Delhi branch|
|Aim||to use creative non-violent direct action to expose global environmental problems, and to force solutions essential to a green and peaceful future.|
|Since||Greenpeace was founded in 1971; Greenpeace India was registered in 2001.|
|People reached||2.8 million supporters worldwide. Not well-known in India though.|
#60 Wellington Street
Richmond Town, Bangalore 560025
Phone: 08022131899 supporter.services.in [at] greenpeace.org
|Donation||10,000 Rupees (222 USD)
- Raising awareness about Gene Crops;
- Protecting the Olive Ridley Turtle that has its habitat on the shores of Orissa. Tata wants to build a new port that would destroy significant parts of this habitat and probably wipe out the species.
- Campaigning for alternatives to Nuclear Power.