Vancouver marks birth of Greenpeace 40 years ago

Agence France-Presse: A simple phone call about dead sea otters washing up on the shores of Alaska after US nuclear tests lead to the birth of environmental organization Greenpeace four decades ago. Irving Stowe and his wife, Dorothy, were so outraged by the news that they launched a petition from their home in Vancouver, on the Canadian west coast, and set up a group called "Don't Make A Wave." Their daughter, Barbara Stowe, recalled the early beginnings of the group which eventually blossomed and grew into the......

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