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The Founding Voyage

Background | 15 May, 2007 at 15:31

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

Background | 29 October, 2008 at 15:11

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...

Robert Hunter - Voyage Documenta (Vancouver to Amchitka: 1971)

Image | 11 October, 1971 at 15:36

Bob Hunter, official chronicler on-board The Greenpeace. This is a photographic record by Robert Keziere of the very first Greenpeace voyage, which departed Vancouver on the 15th September 1971. The aim of the trip was to halt nuclear tests in...

Bob Hunter and Ben Metcalfe on the Phyllis Cormack

Image | 9 July, 1971 at 0:00

Bob Hunter on Phyllis Cormack together with Ben Metcalfe en route to Amchitka to oppose US nuclear weapons testing.

Bob Hunter at Greenpeace International in

Image | 1 August, 2005 at 0:00

Bob Hunter at Greenpeace International in Amsterdam, 1998

Crew of the Phyllis Cormack on Greenpeace's

Image | 1 October, 1971 at 1:00

Crew of the Phyllis Cormack on Greenpeace's first voyage, against US nuclear weapons testing in the Aleut Islands of Alaska.

Bob Hunter speaks at a Greenpeace event in

Image | 1 August, 2005 at 0:00

Bob Hunter speaks at a Greenpeace event in the late 90s.

Bob Hunter - Voyage Documentation (Vancouver to Amchitka: 1971)

Image | 15 September, 1971 at 0:00

Robert (Bob) Hunter files a report from the Phyllis Cormack in 1971.

Paul Watson and Bob Hunter (right) block

Image | 1 April, 1976 at 1:00

Paul Watson and Bob Hunter (right) block the sealing ship Arctic Endeavour.

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