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Chuck Baclagon

Chuck was Greenpeace Southeast Asia's Senior Digital Mobilization Strategist from 2012-2014. He is also an indie musician and a theology student living in Manila, Philippines.

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  • May 1 is a national holiday in more than 80 countries. It is also celebrated unofficially in many other countries. This was largely the result of the 1904 International Socialist Conference meeting in Amsterdam which called on "all Social ... Read more >

  • If a tree falls...

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - April 17, 2012 at 20:20 1 comment

    “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?"

    This was the thought that occupied my mind as I sat in the bus on my way back to Manila, after spending two days in Baguio. I just finished reading a text message fr... Read more >

  • Going beyond the sentimental hour

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - April 2, 2012 at 21:02

    Earth Hour has become an expression of unanimity and solidarity for a more sustainable path to progress, with millions of people across the globe taking part in the initiative every year.


    However, we here are hopeful that maybe in t... Read more >

  • A year ago today...

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - March 11, 2012 at 13:48

    A year ago today the world was awakened in shock after a series of equipment failures, nuclear meltdowns, and releases of radioactive materials at the Fukushima Daiichi, nuclear power plant, following the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

    Today, our ... Read more >

  • Life on Earth is inconceivable without trees

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - February 9, 2012 at 12:27

    Greenpeace volunteers join hundreds of Baguio citizens and community groups to protest the plan of SM Mall Baguio to cut 43 trees and uproot another 139 at Luneta Hill to pave the way for the construction of a 7-floor parking building.Many of us are familiar with the catchphrase "what happens in Boracay stays in Boracay." Besides the issue of environmental degradation of that island, we believe the same could also apply to Baguio, which has been dubbed as the 'summer capital of the... Read more >

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