Blocked Shell Petrol Station In Davos, Switzerland

Photo | 25 January, 2013

25 activists from across Europe, including some dressed as polar bears, shut down a Shell petrol station near the World Economic Forum in Davos, in protest against the company’s Arctic drilling program off Alaska. Activists from Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy chain to fuel pumps together to stop them from operating, and place three tonnes of ice on the forecourt, blocking the station. Activists also unfurl banners reading: ‘Arctic Oil: Too Risky”

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Month In Pictures - August

Slideshow | 31 August, 2014

PFCs: The Story of a Toxic Little Monster

Video | 27 August, 2014 at 15:00

You might not realise it but our planet is swarming with chemical monsters, from your washing machine to the North Pole. Toxic Little Monsters, like PFCs, are still being used by big companies to make all sorts of products, despite the fact...

Solar micro-grid project, Dharnai Village, India

Video | 13 August, 2014 at 11:30

The people of Dharnai village used to have a facility supplied by the state Government which provided electricity. This infrastructure hasn't been available for the last 33 years and diesel generators have been the only source of electricity.

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