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Beautiful Moment #3

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 17, 2009 1 comment

Here's another beautiful moment from the caravan: Passing by rice fields in Saraburi Province. Lea Guerrero

Quotes

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 24, 2009 4 comments

From the UN General Assembly special session on climate Change 22 Sept 09 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon "Climate change is the pre-eminent geopolitical and economic issue of the 21st century. It rewrites the global...

All eyes on Obama

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 20, 2009

For the last few days at the Chang[e] Caravan, our eyes and ears have been partly focused on the special session on climate change during the UN General Assembly yesterday. We’ve put out two stories about climate vulnerable...

You can never get tired of watching elephants taking a shower....

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009

Elephants can suck up to 14 liters of water at a time.  Just imagine how much water a large creature such as the elephant needs. A poll released today by WWF, Greenpeace and 350.org shows that Asians consider water shortage the...

Walking with the elephants!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 14, 2009 2 comments

13 September 2009 I have walked for many causes in the past. Inspired by the Narmada Bachao Andolan , I walked with people of the Narmada valley in India who were opposing the  hugely controversial Sardar Sarovar dam, that has wiped...

Um

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 14, 2009 1 comment

After walking 3 days under the scorching sun for the Chang(e) Caravan, I am welcoming the thunder storm that is raging while we seek shelter under the roof of a Buddhist temple at Nakhonratchasima Province in Thailand. For 15 days, I...

People-Elephant-Forest

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009

This is a photo of a People-Elephant-Forest talk which the TERF (Thai Elephant Research and Conservation Fund) usually conduct.  Their audience varies and this one that we conducted last Tuesday is the talk for school children. TERF...

What do ancient elephant poachers and Greenpeace have in common?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 14, 2009 2 comments

A mahout elder stands before an elephant while waiting to perform a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for for good luck and safety before an elephant journey. September 12, 2009 We launched the ...

The future depends on what we do in the present

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 12, 2009 1 comment

September 12, 2009 Om Jai Shri Ganesha! As is the practice amongst millions of believers, especially the Hindus, the blessings of the elephant-headed god, aka Ganapati, the remover of obstacles and god of all beginnings, were sought...

Behind that masked grey visage

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 24, 2009 1 comment

On Sunday, September 20, Chang(e) Caravan joined the citizens of Chanchoengsao, in their local festivities that combined the Global Car-Free Day with the provincial river- protection day. Strangely enough, this was our first day in...

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