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Greenpeace 40 Years: A Conversation in Pictures

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 12, 2011

40 years after the founding of Greenpeace, International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo and Greenpeace International co-founder Rex Weyler discuss where the organization has come from - and where it's going. ...

Sarangani stands against coal, calls for "clean energy now!

Blog entry by Amalie Obusan | November 20, 2010

The sight of more than a hundred fishing boats with "Clean, Sustainable, Peaceful Energy" flags sailing at sunrise with the Rainbow Warrior in one of the most beautiful bays in the Philippines is really something to marvel about.  It...

Ten years and counting...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 20, 2010

Greenpeace is now turning ten this year. It’s been ten long years of turning the tide for the environment. And I believe as an organization that is still not in the mainstream consciousness of society we have a lot to be proud...

Facebook, stay cool - just kick the coal

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 25, 2010

Facebook offices on University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA. Photo via Flickr Facebook’s first ever data center , full of state of the art and energy efficient equipment, will be built in Prineville, Oregon in the north west of the...

Sailing

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 4, 2008

Yesterday was an exciting day as I found out that we were going to open the sails and cut the engines. We thought we would wait up until late night for that but luck was on our side. We were out of the treacherous waters off Corregidor...

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...

Where will you be on October 24?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 22, 2009 3 comments

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Happy Independence Day!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 12, 2008

Greenpeace volunteer and celebrity Angel Aquino visits the Climate Defenders Camp in Iloilo City. Actress, model and longtime Greenpeace advocate Angel Aquino celebrates Independence Day with Greenpeace's Climate Defenders Camp. ...

Day3: Hurray the navy has arrived!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 7, 2008

Do you still remember those war movies with scenes that have the protagonists surrounded by their enemies and then all of a sudden the cavalry arrives and then the tables are turned and the heroes are now on the winning side of the...

So we wait again....

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 24, 2008

I wanted to write for this blog last night but our night turned into dawn because of developments near the port of the Pagbilao Coal Plant where the Rainbow Warrior is anchored. Company representatives came onboard and asked to talk...

The 1970 concert that launched Greenpeace

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 2, 2010 2 comments

"L'imagination au pouvoir." ("Imagination is seizing power") Written on the walls of the Sorbonne, Paris, May, 1968 During the 1960s, art and politics merged into a full-spectrum cultural revolution - a liberation of music and...

Staying positive in Indonesia

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 9, 2009

From the Climate Rescue Blog Hi! My name is Pablo, Greenpeace activist from Spain, and I'm writing this e-mail from the Climate Defenders Camp , that Greenpeace set up in Sumatra, Indonesia. It has been pretty depressing to see...

On-street venues for July

Blog entry by Ten Derillo | July 6, 2009 1 comment

This July, our on-street campaigners will hit the following busy places so better be there if you haven't been able to sign up as a Greenpeace supporter the past few months: July 4 Kusina Salud July 9-18, 2009 ...

Of Hope and Nay-sayers

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | February 23, 2009

Yesterday, I joined the hundreds who created the "NO TO BNPP" human banner as a solidarity message against the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. Witnessing around 800 people join the activity made my hopes so high. After the...

A Nuclear Blast From the Past

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 2, 2009 1 comment

"The nuclear industry has hitched a ride on the climate change bandwagon, proclaiming that nuclear power will solve the world’s global warming and energy problems in one sweeping “nuclear renaissance.” As you might expect, there’s a...

"positive energy"

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 24, 2008

Today our activists painted the 'Sam John Spirit', a second coal carrier waiting to come in and offload its polluting cargo. They painted QUIT COAL QUIT COAL QUIT COAL QUIT COAL, in large white letters, all the way down the 223 metre...

Day 1: Fire & Rain

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 5, 2008

"The poor will be hardest hit by weather-related disasters and by soaring price inflation for staple foods, but even the richest nations face the prospect of economic recession and a world in conflict over diminishing resources.

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...

Greenpeace boat team: Saan galing ang tubig na iniinom nyo?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010 3 comments

Greenpeace boat team members, Tomas and Moss show us where our drinking water comes from. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrO6D087Jvw] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pnowlyiozc] Chuck Baclagon

Can you count how many they are?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010 2 comments

View of the night sky from the Water Watch Campsite. Astronomers say that on a clear, moonless night in a place far away from city lights, you should be able to see about 2000 stars. The darker the skies, the more stars you can...

Day 4 in pictures

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 15, 2010 2 comments

Here are some images on our 4th day on camp: The Water Watch team. Pioneering plant species establish in what used to be a river bed. Molluscs on dried up river beds. Dumagat...

Water Watch: Day 4

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 15, 2010 1 comment

The water level in Angat Dam breached the 180 meter above sea level (masl) critical point at around 3pm on April 13, and we got word that it finally made the news headlines this morning. A news crew from the GMA network, led by...

Water Watch: Day 3

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 14, 2010 12 comments

14 April 2010 Dried up water tributary. It’s the third day here at the Greenpeace Water Watch Camp in Angat Dam. The night before had been a very clear, starry evening, unlike the previous drizzly night, but the day saw...

What would it be like if everybody pitches in?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 13, 2010 1 comment

13 April 2010 Greenpeace volunteers waterproofing the camp. The first night at the Greenpeace Water Watch camp, we were met by light drizzling, which eventually turned into a considerable downpour at around 5:00AM and...

Countdown

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 8, 2009 4 comments

Some 70 bikers from the Makati City LGU and from the Global Campaign for Climate Action (GCCA)-member organizations before the 90 Days To Copenhagen Bike Tour. We all have the tendency to do countdowns. I remember when I was...

Susan Sarandon's take on Climate Change

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 13, 2009

Below is an interesting video entitled: Reasons to Believe: Lightbulbs (with Susan Sarandon) It's time to act, time for an Energy [R]evolution. Greenpeace has called for leadership on climate change with the launch of our...

Updates From the Dam to the Farmlands

Blog entry by A.C. Dimatatac | April 27, 2010

As I walked in the 5 hectares of land in Brgy. Mangumbali, Candaba Pampanga, I can feel the land crumbling under my feet. The land is so dried that Mr. Numeriano Alabado was not able to harvest any rice crop that he planted in his area...

Water Watch: Day 5

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010

When the GMA news crew arrived at camp today, we had to make some quick decisions whether it would be prudent to bring them along with us to try and cross the Kamanoyo mountain to get to the main body of Matulid River on the other...

Is our water supply sufficient?

Blog entry by Jen Bernardino (Solar Generation - Pilipinas) | April 12, 2010 2 comments

From Solar Generation - Pilipinas I know that Sunday should be a rest day given the busy schedules we have weekly but seeing that the climate is continuously changing every second, we shouldn’t be taking a break from taking care...

Water Watch: Day1

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 12, 2010 2 comments

Dead fish that were landlocked when the waters subsided can be found around the water camp area The star-lit tapestry in the sky signals the end of our first day at camp. The day started at around 5AM when I was met in the office...

Water Watch: Day 2

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 14, 2010 2 comments

One of the volunteers waterproofing the camp. Early this morning our sleep was cut short by what started out as a drizzle of rain that suddenly became a shower that caught us all by surprise. Our day started with putting things...

Nestlé needs to give rainforests a break

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 18, 2010 6 comments

Need a break? Before you have one with a Kit Kat watch this video – ' Have a break? ' We need your help to get the rainforests a break and to help you spread the word we’ve launched this video spoof. It exposes the true cost behind...

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