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‘The last five years have not been great at Greenpeace’

peter willcox in court in st petersburg
Peter Willcox in court in St Petersburg in November 2013 after Russia seized 30 crew members of the Arctic Sunrise in the Barents Sea. Photograph: Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty Images

With former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson poised to lead US foreign policy, activists like Peter Willcox, skipper of the Rainbow Warrior, are needed more than ever. But are they losing their nerve?

January 14, 2017 — Dawn was breaking when the campaigners used slingshots to fire ropes on to the rig. But as they began to scale the Prirazlomnaya, aiming to unfurl a banner denouncing Russia’s Continue reading ‘The last five years have not been great at Greenpeace’