*+- Two activists who secured themselves to a Shell offshore supply vessel moored in Bellingham, Washington this weekend have both decided to come down. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that activist Chiara D’Angelo requested Coast Guard assistance down from Arctic Challener’s anchor chain at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Monday after she spent three nights suspended there. On […]
*+-Bellingham, Washington -This photograph provided by Reese Semanko shows Chiara Rose, a environmental activist protesting arctic drilling, suspended from the anchor chain of the offshore vessel Arctic Challenger. According to a spokesman for the protesters, she climbed up the chain Friday night in protest of Shell’s plan for Arctic drilling. The Coast Guard says it has […]
*+-About 200 protesters gathered at the Port of Seattle on Monday to block access to a Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig headed for the Arctic this summer to resume exploration for oil and gas reserves.
*+-Six Greenpeace activists have been forced off one of Shell’s Arctic-bound oil rigs in the Pacific Ocean due to weather. The six activists boarded the semi-submersible rig Polar Pioneer on April 6 as it made its way across the Pacific Ocean from Brunei Bay, Malaysia to Seattle atop the heavy lift ship Blue Marlin. The […]