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G8 countries urged to act

Feature story | July 7, 2009 at 6:00

On the eve of the G8 summit in Italy - our activists have been beaming a message on the Kremlin and floating a life-sized iceberg past the Eiffel tower to call for urgent action from world leaders to save the climate.

Greenpeace urges the G8 to 'heal the world'

Feature story | July 8, 2009 at 6:00

Early this morning, over 100 Greenpeace activists from 15 countries occupied four coal-fired power stations across Italy, demanding that the G8 Heads of State meeting in L'Aquila take decisive leadership on climate change.

Five coal plants occupied by climate activists during G8 Summit

Feature story | July 9, 2009 at 6:00

As the G8 limps into its second day our activists have scaled a fifth Italian coal-fired power station, again demanding climate leadership and action from the G8 heads of state.

Urgent action needed as Arctic ice melts

Feature story | July 15, 2009 at 6:00

Arctic ice is melting at an unprecedented rate. As scientists on board the Arctic Sunrise gather more data showing the urgency of the situation, world leaders stay inactive.

Thailand Supporters e-newsletter 20 July 2009

Page | July 21, 2009 at 13:58

Statement on President Arroyo's meeting with US President Barack Obama

Press release | July 30, 2009 at 17:23

Commenting on President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s scheduled meeting with United States President Barack Obama to discuss issues of mutual concern such as climate change, Greenpeace Climate and Energy Campaigner Amalie Obusan said:

Indonesian people take action to stop forest and climate crime because Yudhoyono won’t

Feature story | August 6, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace, the West Kalimantan offices of Walhi and AMAN took action to protect Indonesian rainforests and peatlands from being destroyed by Indonesia’s largest forest criminal Sinar Mas in the heart of Borneo today. The non-violent direct...

Change starts with kids and undies; a Coal Superhero; and Toxic bubbles.

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 20, 2009 1 comment

From Making Waves This is part of a series of short news updates beyond Greenpeace-specific news. World environmental events in a blurb: Change comes from within, or in the case of a new internet trend, from underneath.

Let the sun shine

Feature story | August 21, 2009 at 6:00

Barack Obama's grandmother now has solar panels on the roof of her home in Kenya, compliments of Greenpeace.

Fonterra implicated in rainforest destruction

Feature story | August 22, 2009 at 6:00

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions.

You-Turn the Earth!

Page | August 24, 2009 at 15:34

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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