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Saturday, 11 November 2017

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Greenpeace activists confront Norwegian government's Arctic oil drilling site
Korpfjell, Barents Sea, Norway 17 August 2017 – Peaceful activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise have entered the exclusion zone of Statoil's oil rig, Songa Enabler in the Barents Sea with kayaks and inflatable boats, while swimmers are in the waters protesting with hand banners. The activists are there to deliver this message to the Norwegian government from around the world: Put People over Arctic Oil. They are also displaying a constructed giant globe in front of the rig with written statements to the government. 35 activists from 25 countries are escalating a peaceful protest after tailing the rig for one month in the Barents Sea. The Norwegian government has opened up for a...
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