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Amchitka: the founding voyage

Page | October 6, 2006 at 15:07

Bob Hunter sailed aboard the first Greenpeace voyage in 1971 to Amchitka in the Aleutian Islands to try and stop a US nuclear weapons test. When they were halfway to their destination, Richard Nixon announced a month's delay of the test. Most of...

We will return to the Arctic

Blog entry by Nick Young | June 19, 2012

The Arctic holds a special significance for Greenpeace. The campaign that gave birth to our movement over 40 years ago stopped nuclear testing in Alaska. Many people thought a nuclear test in Alaska wouldn't affect them. But if...

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