The Rainbow Warrior: Early Campaigns
Posted on January 26th, 2021

Guest: John Parulis

Artist, activist and filmmaker, John Parulis, recounts his early mystical attachment to the land; his immersion in the eastern mysticism movement in a San Francisco ashram; his recruitment into Greenspeace’s Rainbow Warrior trawler missions as a videographer; the mission to interfere with Japanese factory boat operations in the Bering Sea; a dangerous mission to Lorino in Soviet Siberia to expose an illegal Soviet whaling operation in order to save endangered whales; the mission to the South Pacific Rongelap Atoll in the Marshall Islands to rescue indigenous people off of their island that had been irradiated by a huge nuclear test on Bikini Atoll; the mission to Moruroa Atoll to help indigenous people fight French underwater nuclear testing; Greenpeace infiltrated by French intelligence; the blowing up of the Rainbow Warrior in Auckland Harbor.


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