Thursday, May 1, 2014

Greenpeace origins in Vancouver - Granville Island and Kitsilano

Greenpeace origins in Vancouver - Granville Island and Kitsilano

Greenpeace plaque at Granville Island Fisherman's Wharf - Vancouver, BC
Adding to the article published by Vancitybuzz "Al Jazeera documentary uncovers Greenpeace's Vancouver origins" here we show a few pictures of memorabilia commemorating some Greenpeace's events in Granville Island and Kitsilano.

The following plaque is located at the Granville Island Fisherman's Wharf:
"Greenpeace launched its first action 
from False Creek on September 15, 1971
 when activists set sail on board the
 Phyllis Cormack for Amchitka, Alaska
 to protest nuclear testing.
The crew: Dave Birmingham, Jim Bohlen,
 Bob Cummings, Bill Darnell,
 Richard Fineberg, Robert Hunter,
 Bob Keziere, Ben Metcalfe, Patrick Moore,
 Terry Simmons, Lyle Thurson.
Captain: John Cormack. 
Greenpeace Founders: Jim Bohlen, Paul Cote, Irving Stowe."

Greenpeace plaque at Granville Island Fisherman's Wharf - Vancouver, BC
Greenpeace founders picture at the Bimini's Public House Restaurant located in front of the former first Greenpeace Office home in 4th. Ave. and Maple St. in Kitsilano, Vancouver

Greenpeace opened its first office at 2007 (now 2009) 4th. Ave. and Maple St. in Kitsilano, Vancouver. Bimini's Public House Restaurant located in front of Greenpeace former first office has an arrange of pictures of the 70's some by Gregory Melle and some of the founders of Greenpeace. It was designed by Kendra Patton. Check the article here .




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Greenpeace founders picture at the Bimini's Public House Restaurant located in front of the former first Greenpeace Office home in 4th. Ave. and Maple St. in Kitsilano, Vancouver