Philippines

Gold vs. Green

May 2, 2015 // 24 Comments

Edited by Peter The very humble and noble beginning of the international environmental organisation, Greenpeace, began in the basement of a Unitarian church. There, in the middle of the cold war, a plan was hatched to sail a boat from Vancouver across the North Pacific to protest the testing of American nuclear weapons. Although they never made it to the test site, their story was reported across North America – which led to President Nixon cancelling the remaining test in that series. [...]