Greenpeace Southeast Asia


Day 1: Fire & Rain by Chuck Baclagon

“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. Mitigating climate change, eradicating poverty and promoting economic and political stability all demand the same solution: we must kick the carbon habit!”
-Ban Ki Moon, United Nations Secretary General

Today’s world Environment Day and what better way to celebrate it than to open a ‘Climate Defenders Camp’.
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“positive energy” by Chuck Baclagon

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 long starboard side. I was able to read it from our anchor position, where we are still blockading the ‘Medi Firenze’, 3 miles away. But the most amazing thing happened some hours later.

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