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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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  • Economy and ecology

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - October 1, 2008 at 16:28

    Global economic systems crash not only because of greed, fraud and toxic assets, but because those systems rest on fallacies about the natural world. The Ponzi scams and derivatives swindles of international bankers are no substitute for real economy:... Read more >

  • Population: The real inconvenient truth

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - September 12, 2008 at 16:38

    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 16:41

    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 15:05

    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 16:47

    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 >

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