Shell Protest at the Belgian Grand Prix

Photo | 20 December, 2013

25 August - Belgium. A remote-controlled banner (which was secretly installed several weeks before) was unfurled in front of the winner's podium at the Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. The banner reads 'SaveTheArctic.org' with a subverted Shell logo. Shell is the main sponsor of the Belgian Grand Prix, paying millions to have its logo visible around the track. Shell is leading the oil companies’ drive into the Arctic, investing billions in its Alaskan and Russian drilling programs. A worldwide movement of millions has sprung up to stop them.

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