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Rex Weyler

Rex Weyler was a director of the original Greenpeace Foundation, the editor of the organisation's first newsletter, and a co-founder of Greenpeace International in 1979.

Deep Green is Rex's column, reflecting on the roots of activism, environmentalism, and Greenpeace's past, present, and future. The opinions here are his own.

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  • Endocrine disruptors and human health

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - 6 November, 2015 at 16:00

    A friend of mine worked in the petroleum industry for much of her professional career, now consults on ecological business practices, and in the year 2000 found herself in a conversation with the Global Head of Shell Chemicals. They discussed the ri... Read more >

  • Ecology and Money

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - 6 October, 2015 at 14:45 4 comments

    On Friday, September 17, the US Federal Reserve blinked in the face of unrelenting, global economic malaise. This private bank, which possesses the monopoly to print US money, had promised to raise interest rates a paltry 1/4-percent, after seven year... Read more >

  • How to Change the World: Film review

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - 9 September, 2015 at 12:22 3 comments

    How to Change the World Film

    Greenpeace has been documented in hundreds of books, films, television specials, magazine articles, blogs, university courses and doctoral dissertations. On 9 September, in some 600 cinemas in the UK and US, Picturehouse and Met Films release their ... Read more >

  • The ninth extinction

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - 13 August, 2015 at 17:30

    Earth's living community is now suffering the most severe biodiversity crisis in 65 million years, since a meteorite struck near modern Chicxulub, Mexico, injecting dust and sulfuric acid into the atmosphere, and devastating 76% of all living species,... Read more >

  • Joni Mitchell: A tribute to the artist

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - 2 July, 2015 at 10:00

    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 unconscious at her home i... Read more >

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