Greenpeace activists are taking direct action against Shell’s plans to drill the Arctic for oil. On 24 Feb 2012 in the Port of Taranaki, New Zealand seven Greenpeace activists including actor Lucy Lawless scaled the derrick on a drillship commissioned by Shell to drill for oil in the Arctic.
” The pristine and beautiful Arctic: Shell wants to exploit it for oil. We want it protected.
As a Shell oil drillship was preparing to leave Port Taranaki to sail for the Arctic to begin drilling for oil off the coast of Alaska – Greenpeace activists along with Lucy Lawless took action to block the departure of the ship.”
Visit the Greenpeace NZ website to take action and demand Shell stop its plans to put the fragile Arctic and its biodiversity at risk.Greenpeace NZ campaign Sign the petition: Save the Arctic