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The Verdict: G8 guilty?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 12, 2009 2 comments

"Defendants have threatened and continue to threaten petitioners' right to life and the sources of life, thus committing planetary malpractice resulting in inter-generational damages. "They have broken about a dozen international...

Climate tribunal

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 7, 2009 1 comment

Is causing climate change a crime? Is submerging entire nations in sea water a crime? Flooding entire cities? Causing death, destruction and disease???!!??? Whoa! Did anyone actually do those things? (Yes.) Or maybe the question is:...

H&L Diaries | Day 3 Chapter 2: We Hate Goodbyes

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 27, 2009

Dear diary, Before we say goodbye *sniff sniff*, we feel obligated to share the stories about the rest of the elephants (because we already mentioned Kajapatara and Dok Kaew’s love story). The rest of elephants also have great...

H&L Diaries | Day 2 Chapter 1: Alongkot, Born for Chang

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 26, 2009

Dear diary, Throughout our trip, we met several amazing people—one of which was Dr. Alongkot Chukaew, the director of Thai Elephant Research and Conservation Fund (TREF).  If you want to know anything about elephants—from their...

Beautiful Moment #4

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009 3 comments

Lea Guerrero

Coming soon!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 27, 2009 1 comment

Oh yes it is...

Exposed! Big oil's dirty tricks

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 20, 2009 5 comments

Greenpeace activists put astroturf and oil company logos in front of the American Petroleum Institute's headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Greenpeace protest calls attention to the US oil industry’s plans to have oil workers attend...

Greenpeace Germany spoofs RWE Ads

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 18, 2009

From Making Waves What a lovely, high-end bit of Shrek-like animation those hilarious PR flacks at German energy company RWE have put together to run on German television and as a cinema ad in front of Harry Potter, showing people...

Greenpeace tackles climate change at frontline of Indonesian rainforest destruction

Press release | November 4, 2009 at 18:25

This morning, fifty Greenpeace activists took action to prevent the destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests and called on world leaders to end global deforestation, which is responsible for about a fifth of all greenhouse gas emissions (1). The...

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo

Image | August 29, 2009 at 18:32

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo today to launch the "yoU-Turn the Earth" campaign, marking the 100-day countdown to the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, where governments will agree on a deal to combat Climate Change. Greenpeace is...

Kumi reflects on Copenhagen from the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 17, 2009

Our Executive Director and chair of the tcktcktck campaign, Kumi Naidoo, writes from the Rainbow Warrior II in Copenhagen. Kumi is pictured above (second from the left) with the ship's captain and crew. Dear Colleagues and Friends...

US banner uses 50,000 activist signatures to send message to Obama

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 8, 2009

I bet you thought all the action was going down in Copenhagen right now — or at least you thought that until you saw our activists on the roof of the Candian Parliament . Well, my colleagues back in the States have just taken action...

Our Climate Defenders are at it again - Pulp exports halted at climate change's...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 25, 2009

The climate can’t wait, the remaining Indonesian forest can’t wait, and today Greenpeace sent a strong message to world leaders by blocking the Asia Pulp & Paper mill in the heart of the Indonesian forest. This mill is a massive...

Ready for the crocodiles

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 22, 2009

From Asti, Forest Campaigner from Switzerland, who has finally arrived at the camp: There is a big buzz in the Climate Defenders Camp this afternoon. With at least 400 local visitors, including loads of children, and plenty of...

More intimidation as Greenpeace activists, independent media and local community targeted

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 17, 2009

The 11 foreign activists who have been deported over the last few days. Indonesian authorities have ramped up Intimidation tactics against Greenpeace activists, independent media and local community members supporting our...

What happens when the good people do good

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 14, 2009

Here is an update from the Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia, which is now being shutdown by the police. From Sarah Burton: Today I arrived in Pekanbaru, second largest city in Sumatra and a mere 4 1/2 hours away from the...

Fresh evidence of land clearance reveals APRIL's lies

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 13, 2009

In response to a letter from Greenpeace that voiced concerns - both from local communities and Greenpeace itself - regarding active clearing in the Kampar Peninsula, pulp and paper company APRIL stated that they had yet to begin active...

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...

Mission Possible: Restoring the Peatland

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 6, 2009

I am now on the peatland area of Semenanjung Kampar, half an hour away by boat from Greenpeace Climate Defender Camp. As far as I can see are bushes, grasses, several trees, and bushes again. Man, this is not the rainforest. Here I am...

Climate Defenders Camp

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 26, 2009 1 comment

Our team in Indonesia has set up a camp in the heart of the rainforest where activists will remain for several weeks in order to bring urgent attention to the role that deforestation plays in driving dangerous climate change. Our...

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