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Bob Hunter Archive in the News

The Bob Hunter Archive is housed in Robart’s Library at the  University of Toronto. The collection, which is in process [...]

“I found myself out at the bow, crying as I had not cried for years, with joy, the kind of crying people did during the war when news came through of a great victory. We all felt the kind of awe and love that mass movements inspire in those who take part in them, a feeling of UNALONENESS” – Bob Hunter

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Daniel McDermott: In Memoriam

A memorial for Dan will be held on Saturday, May 27th 2017 from 1 - 4pm  Venue: Trinity- St. Paul United Church Gym 427 [...]

In Loving Memory

“Bob Hunter, the first President of Greenpeace and one of the world’s great visionaries. If not for Bob Hunter, Greenpeace would never have survived after the initial campaigns to oppose nuclear testing. He embraced our plans to defend the whales, the seals and the planet. Not many people know that Bob and Bobbi Hunter put their home up as collateral for the first Sea Shepherd ship.”

– Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd Founder & Greenpeace Co-founder

In 2000, TIME Magazine named Robert Hunter one of the “Eco-heroes” of the twentieth century, recognizing him – along with the likes of Rachel Carson and Jacques Cousteau – as a co-founder of Greenpeace and a pioneer in ecological activism

– TIME Magazine, 2000

“It was under Bob Hunter’s tenure that Greenpeace achieved its global reputation for daring, media-savvy campaigns. Using the most cutting edge technology of the day, such as short-wave radio, radio direction finders, Zodiacs and 35mm film, Greenpeace voyages sought to expose and bear witness to environmental malfeasance.”

– Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International