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Dorothy Stowe 1920 - 2010

Blog entry by nick | July 26, 2010

Greenpeace cofounder, social justice advocate Greenpeace co-founder Dorothy Stowe passed away at 03:00, July 23, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada, at the age of 89. Dorothy Stowe Dorothy Anne Rabinowitz was born in...

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...

Bob Hunter

Feature story | March 2, 2006 at 0:00

Perhaps more than anyone else, Bob Hunter invented Greenpeace. His death today marks the passing of a true original, one of the heroes of the environmental movement.

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