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Economy and ecology

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 1, 2008

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...

Population: The real inconvenient truth

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 12, 2008

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 Dispossessed

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 13, 2008

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...

The End of Price

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 4, 2008 1 comment

In the 1980s, fishermen caught the last wild Beluga sturgeon from the Sea of Azov, source of prized caviar, and wild sturgeon in the Caspian Sea failed to reproduce. The sturgeon catch plunged by 95 percent, and the cost of caviar...

Deeper Solutions

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 12, 2008

Going Deeper Since the late Pleistocene, 100,000 years ago, when a few thousand Homo sapiens poked around Africa, Asia, and the Mediterranean, human population has doubled 22 times. We have one more such doubling left, and that's it.

Peak everything

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 26, 2008

Lord of the Fruit Flies History shows that human society can change if some moral force (civil rights, women’s rights) challenges convention. However, before we can be optimistic about solving the environmental crisis, we must be...

Eco History

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | January 23, 2008

When the first Greenpeace boat sailed across the Gulf of Alaska in 1971 toward the U.S. nuclear test site in the Aleutian Islands, the crew and their supporters in Canada had no idea that the campaign would launch a global organization...

A Hero for the Environment

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 22, 2007

TIME magazine recognizes Von Hernandez of Greenpeace Southeast Asia. TIME magazine's latest issue which features the most innovative and influential protectors of the planet includes Von Hernandez, Campaigns Director of...

Looking back at Masinloc

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 13, 2005

Chuck Baclagon, Greenpeace New Media Campaigner outside the Masinloc coal plant. By this time numerous papers have already published the explicit photo of the injured Greenpeace activist Jens Leowe as he was being tended...

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