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Matthew Wootton: Green Party member among those on lost New Zealand schooner

Excerpt from BBC
Matthew Wootton: Green Party activist feared drowned
July 1, 2013

A leading member of the Green Party [of England and Wales] has been named as one member of an eight-person crew feared drowned in a schooner which set sail from New Zealand three weeks ago.

Matthew Wootton, from Lancaster, was on the final leg of a three year eco-friendly round the world trip…

Matthew Wootton had been previously mentioned on Independent Political Report, back in 2010. Wootton also left a message in the comment section of that post:

story at Independent Political Report

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  1. Kimberly Wilder Kimberly Wilder Post author | October 16, 2013

    An Oct 2013 update on Green Party member Matt Wootton:

    “A ghostly image on satellite photographs has raised hopes for a Briton and six Americans aboard a yacht which has been missing since June.

    Matthew Wootton, 35, from Lancaster, Lancs, who was on a world tour, was among the crew…” [Telegraph]

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