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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...

Push it!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 26, 2009 2 comments

How far can you push a big inflatable globe on a road in Hua Hin, Thailand? Several kilometers maybe? Today, we tried it today and covered all of 200 meters. Today just happens to be the second day of the 15th ASEAN Summit taking...

Greenpeace volunteers from the environment

Image | October 24, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace volunteers from the environment organization made their way at venue of the ASEAN Summit, pushing a gigantic “earth ball” with the message “ASEAN leaders: U turn the Earth" to challenge the ASEAN to push the world in the right...

Greenpeace volunteers from the environment

Image | October 24, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace volunteers from the environment organization made their way at venue of the ASEAN Summit, pushing a gigantic “earth ball” with the message “ASEAN leaders: U turn the Earth" to challenge the ASEAN to push the world in the right...

ASEAN: Get serious about climate threat!

Feature story | October 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today challenged ASEAN leaders to demonstrate collective leadership to protect Southeast Asia’s 850 million people from the debilitating impacts of climate change by committing to zero deforestation and low carbon development, and to...

Greenpeace challenges ASEAN to get serious about climate threat

Press release | October 24, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today challenged ASEAN leaders to demonstrate collective leadership to protect Southeast Asia’s 850 million people from the debilitating impacts of climate change by committing to zero deforestation and low carbon development, and to...

Sending out an SOS

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 1, 2009

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Five Thai children hold little elephant "piggy

Image | September 28, 2009 at 7:00

Five Thai children hold little elephant "piggy banks" containing "small change for the climate" which will be handed over to Yvo de Boer, the UN's top climate official, at the start of the latest round of climate negotiations in Bangkok. The...

Five Thai children hold little elephant "piggy

Image | September 28, 2009 at 7:00

Five Thai children hold little elephant "piggy banks" containing "small change for the climate" which will be handed over to Yvo de Boer, the UN's top climate official, at the start of the latest round of climate negotiations in Bangkok. The...

A Thai child holds an elephant "piggy bank"

Image | September 28, 2009 at 7:00

A Thai child holds an elephant "piggy bank" containing "small change for the climate." The child is one of five Thai children to hand the "piggy bank" to Yvo de Boer, the UN's top climate official, at the start of the latest round of climate...

Five Thai children hand little elephant "piggy

Image | September 28, 2009 at 7:00

Five Thai children hand little elephant "piggy banks" containing "small change for the climate" to Yvo de Boer, the UN's top climate official, at the start of the latest round of climate negotiations in Bangkok. The event was the final step in...

Five Thai children hand little elephant "piggy

Image | September 28, 2009 at 7:00

Five Thai children hand little elephant "piggy banks" containing "small change for the climate" to Yvo de Boer, the UN's top climate official, at the start of the latest round of climate negotiations in Bangkok. The event was the final step in...

Five Thai children hand little elephant “piggy

Image | September 28, 2009 at 7:00

Five Thai children hand little elephant “piggy banks” containing “small change for the climate” to Yvo De Boer, the UN’s top climate official, at the start of the lastest round of climate negotiations in Bangkok. The event was the final step in...

70 days to Copenhagen: time is running out for the climate and our children’s future

Feature story | September 28, 2009 at 6:00

After a disastrous week for the climate in New York and Pittsburgh, five Thai children today made a direct appeal for their future to Yvo De Boer, the UN’s top climate official, at the start of the latest round of climate negotiations in Bangkok.

Greenpeace challenges world leaders to accelerate UN climate negotiations Chang(e)...

Press release | September 27, 2009 at 8:00

On the eve of the United Nations climate negotiations in Bangkok, and 72 days before the Copenhagen Climate Summit, Greenpeace today dared world leaders to stand up, show their mettle and take first step toward lasting climate solutions.

Schoolchildren walked with the Greenpeace

Image | September 26, 2009 at 7:00

Schoolchildren walked with the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan during an educational activity about elephants, biodiversity, forests and climate change in Ancient Siam, Samutprakan Province, around 30 kilometers south of Bangkok The Caravan, now...

A house lies abandoned in the coast of Klong

Image | September 26, 2009 at 7:00

A house lies abandoned in the coast of Klong Dan, Samutprakan province, 30 kilometers south of Bangkok, where coastal erosion has already washed away parts of the town, in this photo taken on September 7 and released today by Greenpeace.

Local children play beside a house which

Image | September 26, 2009 at 7:00

Local children play beside a house which lies abandoned in the coast of Klong Dan, Samutprakan province, 30 kilometers south of Bangkok, where coastal erosion has already washed away parts of the town, in this photo taken on September 7 and...

Elephants from the Greenpeace

Image | September 24, 2009 at 7:00

Elephants from the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan rest on the road in Chacheongsao, on the 12th day of the Caravan into Bangpakong district where the group will later hold focus group discussions with community representatives on climate change...

Greenpeace activists and elephants walk through

Image | September 24, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and elephants walk through Chacheongsao, on the 12th day of the Chang(e) Caravan into Bangpakong district where the group will later hold focus group discussions with community representatives on climate change effects on...

Greenpeace activists and elephants walk through

Image | September 24, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and elephants walk through the rice fields of Chacheongsao, on the 12th day of the Chang(e) Caravan into Bangpakong district where the group will later hold focus group discussions with community representatives on climate...

Thailand’s rice-bowl under severe threat from climate change

Feature story | September 21, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called upon world leaders gathered in New York for a United Nations summit on climate change to set aside short sighted political self interest and to expedite climate action by making available 140 billion USD annually, to...

Washington, we have a problem.

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

Xiaowei, a Chinese rock-star, Tshepo, an African activist and Shane, an American-Indian student are part of the small Greenpeace team of Thai and Filipino staff and volunteers, that walked the entire distance of 12 kms with the...

Elephants for chang[e]

Feature story | September 14, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace embarked on an extraordinary 15-day journey with five elephants, to call upon world leaders, and Barack Obama in particular, to demonstrate audacious leadership and take immediate action to avert climate chaos. We all know that...

A child holds a windmill symbolizing renewable

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A child holds a windmill symbolizing renewable energy during the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant conservation center at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200 kilometers from Bangkok. The 15-day journey...

A mahout elder performs a Pa

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A mahout elder performs a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for for good luck and safety before an elephant journey, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation...

School children watch during an an educational

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

School children watch during an an educational talk to raise awareness on elephant conservation conducted by the Thai Elephants Research and Conservation Fund (TERF) during the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant...

School children watch during an an educational

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

School children watch during an an educational talk to raise awareness on elephant conservation conducted by the Thai Elephants Research and Conservation Fund (TERF) during the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant...

School children watch during an an educational

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

School children watch during an an educational talk to raise awareness on elephant conservation conducted by the Thai Elephants Research and Conservation Fund (TERF) during the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant...

A mahout elder performs a Pa

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A mahout elder performs a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for for good luck and safety before an elephant journey, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation...

A portrait of a mahout elder taken during

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A portrait of a mahout elder taken during the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200 kilometers North of Bangkok. The Chang(e)...

Mahout elders perform a Pa

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Mahout elders perform a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for good luck and safety before an elephant journey, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant conservation centre at the...

Mahout elders perform a Pa

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Mahout elders perform a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for good luck and safety before an elephant journey, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant conservation centre at the...

Suthikiat Sophanik

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Suthikiat Sophanik, head of the General Chatchai Choonhavan, talks before an audience at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200...

Von Hernandez

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Von Hernandez, Executive Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia, talks before an audience at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200...

A mahout elder stands before an elephant

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

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, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in...

A mahout with a tatoo depicting the diety

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A mahout with a tatoo depicting the diety Phra Phikanet (Ganesha) surveys an elephant during the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about...

A portrait of a mahout elder taken during

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A portrait of a mahout elder taken during the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200 kilometers North of Bangkok. The Chang(e)...

Mahout elders and mahouts perform traditional

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Mahout elders and mahouts perform traditional morning prayers before the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200 kilometers North of...

A man offers prayers to the diety Phra Phikanet

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A man offers prayers to the diety Phra Phikanet (Ganesha), before the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200 kilometers North of...

A solar photo

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

A solar photo-voltaic set-up is on display during the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200 kilometers North of Bangkok. The...

Greenpeace volunteers prepare games for school

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace volunteers prepare games for school children who arriving for the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200 kilometers North...

Greenpeace volunteers ready banners for the

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace volunteers ready banners for the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an elephant (chang in Thai) conservation centre at the outskirts of Khao Yai National Park, about 200 kilometers North of Bangkok. The Chang(e) Caravan,...

Five Asiatic Elephant (chang in Thai) walk

Image | September 12, 2009 at 7:00

Five Asiatic Elephant (chang in Thai) walk to the location of a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for for good luck and safety before an elephant journey, at the launch of the Greenpeace-led Chang(e) Caravan in an...

The clock is ticking...

Feature story | September 8, 2009 at 6:00

An unprecedented global alliance of civil society organizations, trade unions, faith groups and other organizations concerned with climate change, today made its local presence known by mounting, together with the City of Makati, a bike tour for...

Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay meets with

Image | September 8, 2009 at 6:00

Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay meets with 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.

Rice up against genetic engineering and climate change

Feature story | September 2, 2009 at 6:00

Today we're celebrating Southeast Asia's rich heritage of rice cultivation with a giant organic art work -- and reminding governments to protect our most important food crop from the threats of genetic engineering and climate change.

Food Security and Climate Change: The answer is biodiversity

Publication | September 2, 2009 at 8:00

A review of scientific publications on climate change adaptation in agriculture.

Finding our place in the save the world symphony

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 29, 2009 9 comments

“What I often say to my audiences is that now is the time to play the Save the World Symphony. It is a vast orchestral piece, and you are but one musician. Yet you are not required to play a solo, but you are required to figure out...

Time is running out to stop climate change

Feature story | August 29, 2009 at 6:00

The world is running out of time to stop climate change and its destructive impacts, which endanger countries such as the Philippines the most. Greenpeace issued the warning today as civil society and environment groups worldwide mark the...

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