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The Founding Voyage

Background | 15 May, 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...

The Founders

Background | 29 October, 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...

Bob Hunter and Ben Metcalfe on the Phyllis Cormack

Image | 9 July, 1971 at 0:00

Bob Hunter on Phyllis Cormack together with Ben Metcalfe en route to Amchitka to oppose US nuclear weapons testing.

Quarterly - 2008.3

Background | 22 December, 2008 at 11:29

Bob Hunter - Voyage Documentation (Vancouver to Amchitka: 1971)

Image | 15 September, 1971 at 0:00

Robert (Bob) Hunter files a report from the Phyllis Cormack in 1971.

On board the Phyllis Cormack during Greenpeace

Image | 1 September, 1971 at 0:00

On board the Phyllis Cormack during Greenpeace first protest against nuclear testing off coast of Canada.

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