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Musicians going Green

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 6, 2009 1 comment

From Making Waves In 2007, Aussie musician Missy Higgins and her band toured the US in a Prius, participated in Live Earth and helped PETA campaign against animal abuse. That same year, KT Tunstall also jumped on the green...

Mélanie Laurent enjoys the spirit and friendship of Climate Defenders Camp

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 3, 2009 1 comment

Mélanie Laurent witnesses forest destruction - where climate change starts - in Indonesia. From Hikmat, media officer at the Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia No flashlights. No red carpets. Don’t talk about fancy five-star...

Must we paint them a picture?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 15, 2009 3 comments

A delivery truck turned upside down, after typhoon Ondoy caused heavy flooding in Barangay Sto. Nino in Marikina. People say that pictures are worth a thousand words... how much more would it be if the pictures came in the form...

H&L Diaries | Day 3 Chapter 1: Full of Sh*t

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 27, 2009

Albert Lozada, Philippines This is our last day in Ancient Siam, which means the last day of the Chang(e) Caravan project, which also means the last day with the elephants (Noooooooo!!  But that’s okay, we promise to visit them...

Stupid is what stupid does…

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 23, 2009 2 comments

Yesterday night, as part of the Chang[e] Caravan, we hosted the premier screening of Age of Stupid in Bangkok.  The movie is set in a bleak dystopian future because the leaders of today failed to act. One striking thing in the movie,...

tck tck tck ... count down, wake up!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 21, 2009

From the Climate Rescue Blog Hundreds of volunteers form a human countdown in Central Park as Climate Week kicks off in NYC. Image © Avaaz Global leaders have only three months to get their act together and sign a...

Lest we forget...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 21, 2009

Remember, remember the 21st of September... [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Feoq_W9GBcs] PHILIPPINES - Proclamation No. 1081 (Proclaiming a State of Martial Law in the Philippines) was signed on September 21, 1972 by ...

Obama to attend the Copenhagen Summit(!)...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009 2 comments

We hope so... Faux-bama, Ilhan Anas, an Indonesian look-alike of United States President Barack Obama, holds a poster of the Greenpeace Chang[e Today's activity in Thailand is somehow close to the hearts of Filipino's...

Beautiful Moment #2

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 15, 2009

The moment we saw this everyone called it the "perfect photo." It was taken just at the right time when the sun had newly risen. The elephants went for a dip before they set off for the second leg of the Chang[e] Caravan. The water...

FAD Watch (And It’s Not About Trendy Fashion)

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 1, 2009 2 comments

From the Greenpeace Australia Pacific blog Date: Tuesday, 31 August 2009 Location: High Seas Area 1, Western Pacific Ocean Weather conditions: Sunny day, clear skies, light breeze Objective: To look out for FADs A few days ago, we...

Visiting Mama Sarah Obama

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 28, 2009

From Making Waves [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19IVrm_Ku-o&feature=player_embedded] An account of Solar Generation's trip to Kenya by Abi, Solar Generation Coordinator Last week, I was fortunate enough to spend...

The gears are in motion

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 21, 2009 1 comment

Mama Sarah Obama flicks on the lights after a Solar power system was installed at her home in Kogelo Village, Kenya. It seems that almost everyone from the big oil industry ( in hopes of maintaining a fossil fuel dependent to...

Arctic expedition images

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 18, 2009

Glaciers are retreating. Ice caps are melting. Last month the Arctic Sunrise started sailing North than any other Greenpeace ship ever has to document ice break-ups and the dire effects climate change has on one of the most fragile...

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...

Nude runners highlight the need for climate action

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 11, 2009 1 comment

On the eve of the Global Day of Action on Climate Change male students holding roses and 'climate change' banners run naked at the state-run University of the Philippines in Manila on December 11, 2009 to demand concerted action to...

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...

Rainforest a vital and sustainable 'supermarket' for local communities

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 22, 2009

After what she describes as two very emotional and intense weeks at the Climate Defenders Camp in Sumatra, Corinna Hölzel, Forest Campaigner from Germany has now left Indonesia. Corinna had intended to stay in the camp much longer but...

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...

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