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Joni Mitchell: A tribute to the artist

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 2 July, 2015

On 31 March, 2015, Joni Mitchell – who helped launch Greenpeace with a 1970 benefit concert, and emerged as one of the greatest songwriters and performers of the last 50 years – experienced a brain aneurysm. Friends found her...

Greenpeace 40 Years

Slideshow | 14 September, 2011

Fair Winds and Following Seas

Blog entry by Steve Erwood | 25 January, 2011 2 comments

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Dave Birmingham, at his home in Keremeos, British Columbia, on 11 January. Dave was the engineer on board the Phyllis Cormack , the boat chartered by the Don’t Make a Wave Committee in 1971...

It's our birthday and we'll go beyond oil if we want to!

Blog entry by LisaV | 15 September, 2010 1 comment

Today is the 39th birthday of Greenpeace and we have just arrived in Aberdeen on the Esperanza. Back in 1971 on September 15th - the first Greenpeace ship set sail to protest against a US nuclear test zone and peacefully prevent the...

Jim Bohlen 1926 - 2010

Feature story | 6 July, 2010 at 15:35

There's an old joke that you can walk into any bar in Vancouver and find somebody claiming to be a Greenpeace founder. If that somebody had been Jim Bohlen, however, then this claim would have been absolutely true. It is with very deep sadness,...

Jan 2010 - The Amchitka Concert

Background | 8 February, 2010 at 13:22

During the 1960s, art and politics merged into a full-spectrum cultural revolution - a liberation of music and poetry, political street theatre, socially-conscious films and novels. A fresh political awareness swept around the world; the women's...

James Taylor photographed by Alan Katowitz

Image | 15 January, 2010 at 1:00

Alan Katowitz's images, like this one of James Taylor, had never been seen before. He only developed the film when hearing about the CD release.

Joni Mitchell on stage at the Amchitka Concert

Image | 15 January, 2010 at 1:00

Joni Mitchell on stage at the Amchitka Concert.

Phil Ochs at the Amchitka Concert

Image | 14 January, 2010 at 18:51

Phil Ochs at the Amchitka Concert.

The Amchitka voyage

Image | 14 January, 2010 at 18:47

The Amchitka voyage.

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