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What do ancient elephant poachers and Greenpeace have in common?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 14, 2009 2 comments

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. September 12, 2009 We launched the ...

Beautiful Moment

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 14, 2009

Elephants and their mahouts take Thai Buddhist monks to the venue for the send of blessing for the Greenpeace Chang(e) Caravan. September 12, 2009 Yes, after the  successful launch yesterday- with full work integration across all...

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...

Dumbo Drop

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 15, 2009

September 15, 2009 No, I don’t mean what Um has to clean up , but the process of transporting elephants across provincial borders. An operation as complicated as the movie Operation Dumbo Drop . As required by Thai law and...

Beautiful Moment #3

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 17, 2009 1 comment

Here's another beautiful moment from the caravan: Passing by rice fields in Saraburi Province. Lea Guerrero

You can never get tired of watching elephants taking a shower....

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009

Elephants can suck up to 14 liters of water at a time.  Just imagine how much water a large creature such as the elephant needs. A poll released today by WWF, Greenpeace and 350.org shows that Asians consider water shortage the...

People-Elephant-Forest

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009

This is a photo of a People-Elephant-Forest talk which the TERF (Thai Elephant Research and Conservation Fund) usually conduct.  Their audience varies and this one that we conducted last Tuesday is the talk for school children. TERF...

Elephants, close up

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009

You never get to know an elephant until you go on an elephant caravan. And we've been really up close with five of them in this journey. More on each of them later.... Meanwhile, here are some interesting close up photos from Tui... ...

Beautiful Moment #4

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

Lea Guerrero

Isa and the Chang[e] Caravan petition

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

Isa (Wiriya) is our cheerfully tireless media officer in the Bangkok office.  Here she's going beyond duty to help distribute the brochures which contain the petition we're running for the Chang[e] Caravan. The people we've met along...

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