About the Author
Robert Hunter was born in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada. He was the star columnist for the Vancouver Sun, and the founding member of the Greenpeace Foundation, which propelled him on a number of kamikaze missions in the Pacific and the Arctic. He wrote 11 books, including To Save a Whale, Warriors of the Rainbow, and the Governor General’s Award–winning Occupied Canada. An irreverent media guru, he was the environmental reporter for the Toronto TV network City, and wrote a column for Eye magazine. He died in 2005.