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Amchitka: the founding voyage

Page | May 16, 2007 at 1:31

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

Page | October 30, 2008 at 3:11

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...

Lyle Thurston, 1937 - 2008

Blog entry by Nick | April 4, 2008

Lyle Thurston This week came the sad news of the passing of another warrior; Lyle Thurston - one of 12 crewmembers on the original Greenpeace campaign - has died of pneumonia at the age of 70 in Victoria, BC, Canada. The Independent ...

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