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Natural Capital-Appropriate and Conquer

June 28, 2015

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to a seminar, organized by UofT’s School of the Environment, on the 33rd floor of the TD Tower in Toronto. Given the nature and content of the lecture I gave for the Robert Hunter Memorial lecture last April Fool’s Day, I was a bit mystified as to […]

The Bathrobe Blog

June 4, 2015

Welcome to the first Bathrobe blog posting! The 10th Annual Robert Hunter Memorial Lecture at the University of Toronto’s School of the Environment on April 1st came much faster than the two years of preparation makes apparent. And the 35 years that it took to create the feature length documentary based on Bob’s life and writing, ‘How […]

Adbusters Launches “Mind Bombs” Campaign

Adbusters Launches “Mind Bombs” Campaign

April 20, 2015

Adbusters, who sparked Occupy Wall Street and Buy Nothing Day, is doing their next big campaign called #MindBombs. Bob Hunter coined the terms “Mind Bombs” as a means of using broadcast media (or media tools in general) as a tool for change to spark a consciousness revolution. Appropriately today, Adbusters is trying to take back […]

In Loving Memory

Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International

“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
TIME Magazine, 2000

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
Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd Founder & Greenpeace Co-founder

“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
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