Greenpeace Seeks Protection of Arctic and Polar Bears

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Dressed as polar bears, Greenpeace activists across the world are rallying today to support a “green” call for the governments to stop subsurface resource exploration in the Arctic.

Dressed as polar bears, Greenpeace activists across the world are rallying today to support a “green” call for the governments to stop subsurface resource exploration in the Arctic.

© Photo : GreenpeaceDressed as polar bears, Greenpeace activists across the world are rallying today to support a “green” call for the governments to stop subsurface resource exploration in the Arctic. In the photo: a Greenpeace campaign in India.
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Dressed as polar bears, Greenpeace activists across the world are rallying today to support a “green” call for the governments to stop subsurface resource exploration in the Arctic. In the photo: a Greenpeace campaign in India.
© Photo : GreenpeaceThe start of the Greenpeace campaign was announced at a news conference at the Rio+20 international conference, currently underway in Brazil. In the photo: a Greenpeace campaign in Sydney.
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The start of the Greenpeace campaign was announced at a news conference at the Rio+20 international conference, currently underway in Brazil. In the photo: a Greenpeace campaign in Sydney.
© Photo : Greenpeace RussiaAround noon, a Greenpeace activist dressed as a polar bear strolled up St. Basil’s Descent, by Red Square, to the Spasskaya Tower where – according to another Greenpeace representative, Dmitry Kuznetsov – a police officer “suggested the ‘bear’ leave Russia’s main square and continue its walk on Manezh Square.” (photo courtesy of Greenpeace Russia)
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Around noon, a Greenpeace activist dressed as a polar bear strolled up St. Basil’s Descent, by Red Square, to the Spasskaya Tower where – according to another Greenpeace representative, Dmitry Kuznetsov – a police officer “suggested the ‘bear’ leave Russia’s main square and continue its walk on Manezh Square.” (photo courtesy of Greenpeace Russia)
© Photo : Greenpeace RussiaKuznetsov noted that “the Greenpeace supporter felt really hot in a bear costume but the life of the Arctic polar bears must be even harder.”
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Kuznetsov noted that “the Greenpeace supporter felt really hot in a bear costume but the life of the Arctic polar bears must be even harder.”
© Photo : GreenpeaceIt is not the first time Greenpeace has protested oil exploration of the Arctic. In the photo: a Greenpeace campaign in Germany.
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It is not the first time Greenpeace has protested oil exploration of the Arctic. In the photo: a Greenpeace campaign in Germany.
© Photo : GreenpeaceLast May, environmentalists locked themselves inside a rescue capsule that was hanging right above a drill of a Cairn Energy oil rig in the Arctic. In the photo: a Greenpeace campaign in Austria.
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Last May, environmentalists locked themselves inside a rescue capsule that was hanging right above a drill of a Cairn Energy oil rig in the Arctic. In the photo: a Greenpeace campaign in Austria.
© Photo : GreenpeaceAs a result, drilling was halted for 48 hours. In early September 2010, Greenpeace activists landed on a Cairn Energy drilling platform, hindering exploration in Baffin Bay off the coast of Greenland for two days. In the photo: a Greenpeace campaign in Denmark.
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As a result, drilling was halted for 48 hours. In early September 2010, Greenpeace activists landed on a Cairn Energy drilling platform, hindering exploration in Baffin Bay off the coast of Greenland for two days. In the photo: a Greenpeace campaign in Denmark.
© Photo : GreenpeaceGreenpeace protests oil exploration of the Arctic at Niagara Falls in Canada.
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Greenpeace protests oil exploration of the Arctic at Niagara Falls in Canada.
© Photo : GreenpeaceGreenpeace protests oil exploration of the Arctic in Rome.
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Greenpeace protests oil exploration of the Arctic in Rome.
© Photo : GreenpeaceGreenpeace protests oil exploration of the Arctic in China.
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Greenpeace protests oil exploration of the Arctic in China.
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