"Don't Make A Wave Committee"

Photo | 1 September, 1971

The core of the 1970/71 "Don't Make A Wave Committee", which later formed Greenpeace (from right): Irving Stowe, a lawyer, Paul Cote, a law student, and Jim Bohlen, a forestry scientist. Stowe and Bohlen were long-standing peace activists. Bohlen, a world war veteran, had once worked for the US arms programme; Stowe, a Quaker, brought the idea of bearing witness into the organization. Stowe died in 1974. Bohlen was among the founders of the Green Party of Canada and was Director of Greenpeace Canada for a while, Cote left after a few months. ©Greenpeace

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Rainbow Warrior in Venice

Image | 28 July, 2014 at 16:55

The Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior, sails past Venice and the Piazza San Marco bearing the message "Save the Climate, There is no Planet B". Venice is one of the low-lying cities identified by scientists to be under severe threat from sea level...

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Video | 8 July, 2014 at 10:00

All shot in camera using: CAMERA: Canon 5Dm3 on Gazelle motion control rig. DIORAMA: 120kg of LEGO (donated and freecycled). OIL: 50 Gallons of glycerin mixed with Indian Ink. CREW: Director: Martin Stirling, Producer: Pietro Matteucci, DOP:...

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Image | 4 July, 2014 at 16:04

Activists covered in ‘oil’, hold oil rig shaped placards and banners reading: ‘A Sea of Lies, Crocetta Gave The Sea To The Oil Companies.’ Greenpeace Italy are demonstrating against an agreement between the regional government and Assomineraria,...

Protest Against Oil Exploration

Image | 11 June, 2014 at 14:21

Activists from the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior set up oil booms with banners reading 'No Oil' at the Es Vedrà Islets Nature Reserve near Ibiza, Spain. The environmental group denounced oil drilling plans by Scottish oil firm Cairn Energy off...

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