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The Founding Voyage

Background | May 15, 2007 at 15:31

In 1971, a small group of activists set sail to the Amchitka island off Alaska to try and stop a US nuclear weapons test. The money for the mission was raised with a concert, their old fishing boat was called “The Greenpeace”. This is where our...

Dorothy Stowe 1920 - 2010

Feature story | July 24, 2010 at 12:59 2 comments

Greenpeace co-founder Dorothy Stowe passed away at 03:00, July 23, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada, at the age of 89.

The Founders

Background | October 29, 2008 at 15:11

There's a 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: name, idea, spirit and tactics can all be said to have separate lineages. Yet, some...

Hamba Kahle Dorothy Stowe

Blog entry by LisaV | July 27, 2010 2 comments

Greenpeace International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo, writes: I wanted to share with the broader Greenpeace family a small piece of my recent time with Dorothy Stowe. I feel deeply blessed that I had the opportunity to meet...

David McTaggart

Image | June 12, 1996 at 0:00

David McTaggart

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