Greenpeace Philippines

We blog because we have stories to tell.

  • Population: The real inconvenient truth

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - September 12, 2008 at 14:38

    In 1972, Ben and Dorothy Metcalfe from the budding Greenpeace Foundation in Canada attended the world's first UN Conference on the Human Environment, in Stockholm, where they succeeded in putting nuclear bomb tests on the agenda with the help of Austr... Read more >

  • The Dispossessed

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - August 13, 2008 at 14:41

    In 1969, Marie Aimee took her two children for medical treatment, a six-day voyage across the Indian Ocean from their home on Diego Garcia island to Port Louis, Mauritius. Her husband, Dervillie Permal, stayed behind to work at a coconut oil factory a... Read more >

  • The answer my friend is blowing in the wind

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - July 7, 2008 at 13:05

    Although this song reminds me of dreamy hippies, here in Southern Thailand it is reality.

    The Rainbow Warrior has arrived in Thailand and was greeted by traditional Thai dancers. My heart beat faster when the ship came into port. I still think it is s... Read more >

  • Peak Oil Changes Everything

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - July 5, 2008 at 14:47

    As the era of cheap liquid fuels draws to an end, everything about modern consumer society will change. Likewise, developing societies pursuing the benefits of globalization will struggle to grow economies in an era of scarce liquid fuels. The most lo... Read more >

  • This is not yet the end...

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - June 25, 2008 at 13:07

    We all felt hopeful by the time the Rainbow Warrior has faded down into the horizon off to continue the struggle for a greener and peaceful future that's free from coal.

    Looking back we cannot help but feel hope at the prospect of freedom from coal. T... Read more >

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