About the blogger

Beau Baconguis

Beau is a Program Manager at Greenpeace Southeast Asia based in the Philippines. She has been a campaigner with Greenpeace Philippines for eleven years.

  • Of Fishkills and Water Hyacinths

    Blogpost by Beau Baconguis - June 23, 2011 at 14:07

    Fishkills in Taal Lake and now flooding in North Cotabato and Maguindanao due to heavy proliferation of water hyacinth in Liguasan Marsh and the Rio Grande de Mindanao - these are only the most the recent cases that demonstrate how stressed to the lim... Read more >

  • Run for the River

    Blogpost by Beau Baconguis - June 7, 2011 at 17:10 2 comments

    The Greenpeace Water Patrol joins the Run for the River event of the Marikina youth and city government.Marikina River is one of the biggest tributaries of Laguna de Bay that cuts through Metro Manila. In 2004, the River was declared biologically dead by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Hence, efforts to revive it were set in place b... Read more >

  • Remembering Crizel

    Blogpost by Beau Baconguis - December 1, 2010 at 14:42

    November 29, 2010. It was the last day of the Rainbow Warrior’s Turn the Tide Tour of Southeast Asia. I was tasked to organize a memorial for a little girl who had died on the Rainbow Warrior ten years ago during the first trip of our iconic campaign ... Read more >

  • Quick Action, Quick Results on Cleanway

    Blogpost by Beau Baconguis - November 11, 2009 at 14:14 3 comments

    The first time I heard of Cleanway Technology Corporation was back in 2005. I had just come from a Congressional oversight hearing for the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act on the IWMI incinerator in Cavite. After the hearing, most of those who at... Read more >

  • Vigilance Pays

    Blogpost by Beau Baconguis - November 10, 2009 at 14:59 2 comments

    Ka Noli Abinales is a community leader from San Mateo, Rizal Province in the Philippines. I have worked with him for more than a decade on different issues. This time, it is solid waste.

    The Doña Pepeng Subdivision where Ka Noli lives was engulfed ... Read more >

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