Anti Fracking Protest In The UK

Photo | 4 September, 2013

Greenpeace activists set up a mock fracking rig at the entrance to Lancashire County Hall in Preston, Lancashire. The rig is surrounded by 8 foot high fence with the company logos of Cuadrilla and Frack&Go. A loud soundtrack of drills, trucks and industrial plant is playing as councillors enter the building. The Development Control Committee are meeting today to decide whether to grant permission for drilling in Lancashire. This is widely seen as the test case for whether fracking goes ahead nationally. 09/04/2013

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"Blomstrandbreen" Glacier in Svalbard, 1922

Image | 1 April, 1922 at 3:00

View of the "Blomstrandbreen" Glacier in Svalbard in 1922

Grinnell Glacier in the USA's Glacier National Park

Image | 1 April, 1914 at 3:00

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Image | 1 April, 1906 at 3:00

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The Pasterze Glacier in the Austrian Alps

Image | 1 April, 1900 at 3:00

The Pasterze Glacier in the Austrian Alps, provides water that flows into the Danube basin, home to 83 million people. United Nations scientists have found that the European Alps lost half of the original ice volume since 1850.

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