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Greenpeace India

Focused area: Environment, Advocacy, Campaigning & Activism

Establish year: 1962


Greenpeace is known for its direct actions and has been described as the most visible environmental organization in the world.Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over forty countries with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.It states its goal is to ""ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity"".

It focuses its campaigning on world wide issues such as global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling, genetic engineering, and anti-nuclear issues.They use research, lobbying, and quiet diplomacy to pursue their goals & peaceful protest to raise the level and quality of public debate.

Greenpeace India is headquartered in Bangalore. They run many initiatives which invite public involvement. Few initiatives are

Radio Sangarsh which allows one to hear the opinions of people from the grassroots, and their journey of life with the environment by simply dialing the Radio Sangharsh number free of cost.

Another initiative called Greenpeace Extra is a free online petition site which works as a platform for anyone to start their campaigns.

One can join them as a volunteer to work with lot of initiatives or have a Career with them

Live Project:

Volunteers: Yes

Email: ocampaig@greenpeace.org

Contact no: 8042821010

Weblink: http://www.greenpeace.org/india/en/

Address: 60, Wellington Street Richmond Town Bangalore 560025

Dist: Bangalore

State: Karnataka