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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...

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...

Fair Winds and Following Seas

Blog entry by nyoung | January 26, 2011

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Dave Birmingham, at his home in Keremeos, British Columbia, on 17 January. Dave was the engineer on board the Phyllis Cormack , the boat chartered by the Don’t Make a Wave Committee in...

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