#ShellNo Flotilla: Paddle in Seattle

by Sarah Rasmussen

May 17, 2015

On May 16, 2015 thousands took the the land and water in Seattle to protest Arctic oil drilling. Seattle is the last stop for Shell's Arctic drilling rigs before they head up to drill off the coast of Alaska this summer.

Activists participate in the sHell No Flotilla part of the Paddle In Seattle protest. Nearly a thousand people from country gathered May 16, 2015 in Seattle's Elliott Bay for a family-friendly festival and on-land rally to protest against Shell’s Arctic drilling plans. Photo by Greenpeace

©Marcus Donner/Greenpeace

Sarah Rasmussen

By Sarah Rasmussen

Sarah manages digital strategy for Greenpeace USA. She has worked in the nonprofit advocacy world for almost two decades and has degrees from Macalester College and the Harvard Kennedy School. She lives in Seattle, where she can be found walking her dog and telling people about the time she saw “Hamilton."

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