Campaigning organisation that exposes global environmental problems
Greenpeace is an independent, campaigning organisation which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.
Greenpeace's goal is to ensure the ability of the earth to nurture life in all its diversity.
Greenpeace campaigns are geared towards a sustainable planet.
If you belong to the tribe that cringes at La Tomatina, that annual festival in Spain when colossal quantities of tomatoes are flung around and squashed just for the fun of it, then read on. You will have felt some horror seeing those images of waste -- crowds laughing and flailing about in lakes of puree, their bodies drenched in blood-red paste that could have gone into tons of curry.The desi version of wasted tomatoes is far less fun and mostly tragedy.
How have we allowed air pollution to increase to a level where it puts public health and life at grave risk? The authorities are not treating it as a public health emergency like they should be, and little is being done to empower and protect people and deal with this situation. Maybe it's because air pollution does not kill people or destroy buildings in an instant, unlike natural disasters. It slowly creeps into our body through our lungs as a silent killer and causes damage in the long run.
By Mayank Chawla What a say it was! Masks, pollution, air quality, pm 2.5 were the buzz words for Greenpeace's clean air activity recently. The campaign was recently launched with the idea of gettin...