This month, Greenpeace celebrates 50 years of environmental activism, dating from the first campaign to stop a nuclear bomb test in Alaska, launched from Vancouver Canada, on Sept. 15, 1971.
From 1974 to 1982, I served as photographer on Greenpeace campaigns. Here are a dozen photographs from those years and some memories that they evoke.
Two Greenpeace founders, Irving and Dorothy Stowe, grew up during world wars, the dawn of a global peace movement, and a non-violent direct action movement inspired by Mahatma Gandhi.
I was asked to host a series of virtual "mailbag" calls connecting activists across generations and regions. The outpouring of interest — and questions — from those at Greenpeace today…
This September 2021, Greenpeace will celebrate 50 years of environmental activism, dating from the launch of the first Greenpeace campaign to stop a nuclear bomb test in Alaska.
How does an engineering student, in the era of expanding space exploration, become an ecologist? In my case: Rachel Carson, the Cuyahoga River, Gregory Bateson, Bateson, Fools Crow, and a…
This year, Dr. Vandana Shiva's Women’s Day statement inspired me to think about some of women who have been essential to ecological awareness in human society.
In the face of overwhelming evidence, scientific warnings, existential urgency, and countless examples of ecological disintegration, why are societies worldwide so slow to respond appropriately?
In the summer of 1977, American poet, publisher, and innovative book seller, Lawrence Ferlinghetti joined the crew of the Greenpeace ship during the whale campaign and he wrote an historic poem…
Dorothy Stowe would be 100 today. She passed away peacefully ten years ago in Vancouver, where she co-founded Greenpeace with her husband Irving and other Vancouver pacifists and ecologists.