Rex Weyler is a writer and ecologist and a co-founder of Hollyhock. His books include Blood of the Land, a history of indigenous American nations, nominated for a Pulitzer Prize; Greenpeace: The Inside Story, a finalist for the BC Book Award and the Shaughnessy-Cohen Award for Political Writing; and The Jesus Sayings, a deconstruction of first century history, a finalist for the BC Book Award.
In the 1970s, Weyler was a cofounder of Greenpeace International and editor of the Greenpeace Chronicles. He served on campaigns to preserve rivers and forests, and to stop whaling, sealing, and toxic dumping.
He currently posts the “Deep Green” column at the Greenpeace International website. He lives on Cortes Island in British Columbia, with his wife, artist Lisa Gibbons.
Events with Rex Weyler
October 9, 2020
As humans – as individuals, communities, societies – we do not stand apart from Earth’s enduring ecology. To address our global challenges, we must start with our roots as creatures of this Earth. Explore how human society might discover this genuinely ecological frame – belonging with the Earth, living with all beings, accepting our animal nature, and existing inside a living process.