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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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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