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The founders of Greenpeace

Standard Page | 30 October, 2008 at 1:11

There's an old joke that in any bar in Vancouver Canada you can sit down next to someone who claims to have founded Greenpeace. In fact, there was no single founder, and the name, idea, spirit, tactics, and internationalism of the organisation...

Moruroa: Journey into the bomb

Standard Page | 28 April, 2005 at 5:28

In June of 1972, David McTaggart raised a pair of binoculars from the deck of his 38-foot ketch, Vega. He and two crew had been 70 days at sea, and they were stationed in the forbidden zone outside Moruroa, the Pacific atoll where the French...

Amchitka: the founding voyage

Standard Page | 15 May, 2007 at 23:31

Bob Hunter sailed aboard the first Greenpeace voyage in 1971 to Amchitka in the Aleutian Islands to try and stop a U.S. nuclear weapons test. When they were halfway to their destination, Richard Nixon announced a month's delay of the test. Most...

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