We are so used to seeing people with posters that, at first, you could have mistaken them for ANC backup singers that usually appear whenever a comrade stands behind a podium.
Recycling’s great myth. Stellies students’ bodies found. Landmark Uber case in NZ. Truth behind iconic ‘Friends’ wedding scene. Kanye doccie shelved.
Despite the absurdity of the situation, the ocean’s surface really did burst into flames in the Gulf of Mexico, following a pipeline leak.
A Conservative MP roughly handled a female protester less than a month after decrying violence against female protesters.
With more of us using the digital ether that is the Cloud platform, the technology is replacing physical storage of old (CDs, DVDs, magazines and floppy disks) and provides users with an invisible mainframe to maintain one’s digital life. But although the Cloud may seem intangible, somewhere in the world, massive servers are chowing through electricity.
Activists from Greenpeace Africa, groundWork and Earthlife Africa JHB, this morning hoisted a banner and chained themselves to the entrance of Megawatt Park, Eskom’s headquarters in Johannesburg.
Greenpeace recently teamed up with activist pranksters, The Yes Men. Their goal? To rip Shell a new one over their planned Arctic oil drilling. Step inside, and watch a great (and hilarious) example of how social media and activism have become inseparable.
Environmental activist group, Greenpeace staged a protest outside tech giant, Apple’s head office in Cupertino yesterday. The protest was a call for Apple to start powering its data centers with greener energy, and to move away from coal. They did this is the strangest way possible – by live tweeting from a “pod” dropped outside their HQ.
It has been two years since 4,9 million barrels of oil were spilled into the Gulf of Mexico. In the midst of the disaster, BP and its contractors did everything they could to keep people from seeing the scale of the disaster. But new photos released today offer some new insight into just how horrific the Gulf became for sea life. See them inside.
Greenpeace! What a dumb idea. That giant recreation of da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man is going to disappear as soon as that iceberg melts – OH. Oh gosh. You’re trying to put together some sort of heavy-handed metaphor about ‘mankind,’ ‘melting,’ like some sort of iceberg, because of ‘climate change.’
You guys remember that VW commercial that ran during the Superbowl with a tiny Darth Vader? Well, Greenpeace does. And they’ve made a spoof follow-up in an effort to call attention to the automaker’s environmental record. Liberal media sentiments aside, it’s cute – click through for a tiny Vader and a Message About The Environment.
Earth Day 2011 is on the way, and environmental group Greenpeace has released a video telling us that a) coal is the number one contributor to climate change in the world, and b) Facebook needs a lot of coal to keep all 600 million of us tagging and poking.