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Taitu and a long history of protest in boats

Blog entry by Nick Young | April 3, 2017

After confronting Statoil and Chevron seismic blasting 50 nautical miles off the Wairarapa coast in small inflatable boats, we put out a call to New Zealanders to help us buy a bigger boat. The response was phenomenal. Within seven...

Greenpeace NZ crowdfunding boat to confront seismic blaster ‘The Beast’

Press release | March 9, 2017 at 14:07

Greenpeace is crowdfunding to buy a boat to confront the world’s biggest seismic blasting ship, the Amazon Warrior, as it searches for oil off the East Coast of the North Island.

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...

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...

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