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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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  • Deep Green: The women who founded Greenpeace

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - 17 September, 2010 at 13:16 5 comments

    "A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther King Jr. or Mahatma Gandhi to come back,
    but they are gone. We are it."
    — Marian Wright Edelman

    Although men got most of the headlines in the early Greenpeace campaigns, many strong and visionary women he... Read more >

  • In July, two Greenpeace founders – Jim Bohlen, 84, and Dorothy Stowe, 89 – passed away. Both lived full lives as agents of social change, that leave us much to ponder and to emulate.

    Social change often ignites on the fringe, in hybrid cultures, wher... Read more >

  • We're all in Deepwater Now.

    Corporations don't need regulation, because protecting the environment is in their interest. The free market will protect nature.

    That theory disintegrated at 21:49, April 20, 2010, under a waxing quarter moon, on a dark ... Read more >

  • Deep Green: Living Like a Watershed

    Blogpost by Rex Weyler - 18 June, 2010 at 16:34 5 comments

    “Nature is the first ethical teacher of humanity.”
    — Peter Kropotkin, Russian zoologist, geographer.

    Sometimes, while advocating for ecology and peace, I spend too much time with books and computer screens and not enough time with the real teacher.

    M... Read more >

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