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Connectivity

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 17, 2013

Why does Greenpeace exist? Honestly, I’ve been asking that for several years now and I have yet to come close to finding a definitive answer to the question. Although I have heard so many attempts at articulating what Greenpeace...

From fragmented activism to creating spaces

Blog entry by Joan Meris | March 8, 2013

Young feminists’ reflection on gender and environmental activism “There is nothing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.”  - Audre Lorde This March marks the International Women’s Month, a...

2012 In Pictures

Image gallery | January 1, 2013

Guilty, not sorry

Blog entry by Lucy Lawless | June 15, 2012 3 comments

Several months ago, I found myself on the precipice of committing a crime. I was crouched in darkness with a bunch of Greenpeace activists, preparing to occupy a Shell drilling ship bound for the Arctic. I was suppressing the urge to...

Ten practical tips to practically practice Environment Day everyday

Blog entry by JP Agcaoili | June 5, 2012

1. Switch off. Remembering to switch off unnecessary lights, appliances, etc., contributes a big amount when you consider that a lot of people leave electrical equipment running even when they're not in use. 2. Unplug. ...

Occupy the world

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | October 21, 2011

At the weekend my twitter feed was alive with news of the hundreds of thousands of people around the world, including in my adopted city of Amsterdam, taking a stand in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement. It is a...

The Next Ten Years

Blog entry by Von Hernandez | November 27, 2010

Ten years have passed since Greenpeace made the decision to set up a formal presence in Southeast Asia.  The choice to expand and operate in the region was motivated by the realization that the battle for the future of the planet will...

Greenpeace to monitor Angat levels

Feature story | April 12, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today set up a “Water Watch” camp in Angat Reservoir, Metro Manila’s main water source, to highlight the urgent threat to the country’s water resources. Greenpeace is calling on the public to take every measure to conserve water and...

Two rivers, two activists

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 31, 2010 4 comments

Two rivers, two activists The theme for this year’s World Water Day, celebrated last week, is “Clean water for a healthy world.” It’s a theme that nicely slots into one of Greenpeace’s most important campaigns in the region:...

Earth Hour and the value of symbols in catalyzing action against climate change

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 29, 2010 6 comments

A group of parishioners in traditional dresses join the celebration of the Earth Hour program in Malate Church, together with the volunteers from the community and the environment group Greenpeace. Earth Hour started in...

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