ENVIRONMENT | 2011.09.15 :: Happy 40th Birthday, Greenpeace Canada!

PHOTO > Alan Katowitz

COURTESY > Doug Sprenger | JoniMitchell.com

SOURCE > jonimitchell.com

20th-Century Heroes: The crew of the first Greenpeace direct action (to stop nuclear testing at Amchitka Island in Alaska) gets ready to depart Vancouver on 15 September 1971

Clockwise from top left: Bob Hunter, Patrick Moore, Bob Cummings, Ben Metcalfe, Dave Birmingham, John Cormack, Bill Darnell, Terry Simmons, Jim Bohlen, Lyle Thurston and Richard Fineberg

The photos above were taken by the 12th member, Robert Kezier 

Greenpeace Canada | Greenpeace, at 40, and Democracy

Greenpeace International | Amchitka: the 1970s rock concert that launched Greenpeace

jonimitchell.com| Chronology of Appearances: 1970.10.16  PNE Coliseum – Vancouver, BC

rexweyler.com| Rex Weyler

metro | Growing Up Greenpeace

The Province | Gallery: Greenpeace from the Beginning