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
August 24 - 28, 2022
Humans do not stand apart from the earth and its living systems. To address our global challenges, we must start from our roots as creatures of this Earth. What does it mean to take action and adopt a genuinely ecological frame for seeing our world, our selves, and our human challenges? This program seeks to deepen the connection with ourselves, the earth, and its living systems. We will be spending reflective, contemplative time together in natural settings, and on ecology adventures in the beautiful landscapes of Cortes Island – along the rugged seashore, meandering creeks, and in lush forests. Through…