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Davos Activists Occupy Shell Station to Protest Arctic Drilling, Warn of Environmental Danger


Environment  (tags: activists, activism, 2013, predictions, environemnt, preservation, climate change, Arctic oil drilling, global warming, nature )

Cal
- 446 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Activists with a big fake polar bear have occupied a Shell service station in the Swiss resort of Davos to protest Royal Dutch Shell PLC's oil drilling in the Arctic.



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Dee C. (197)
Friday January 25, 2013, 2:53 pm
Why are they so blind..and so uncaring..
Thanks Cal..
noted..
 

pam w. (187)
Friday January 25, 2013, 3:47 pm
We have already lost the arctic! WE MUST PROTECT WHAT IS LEFT!
 

John B. (215)
Friday January 25, 2013, 8:44 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the article.Kudos to the Davos activists and Greenpeace for this public action. Much, much more needs to be done. and we all must keep the pressure on Shell and President Obama and not let up one bit to save the Arctic!
 

John S. (294)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 3:56 am
Noted.
 

Birgitta S. (216)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 6:32 am
noted.

Dee C & Pam W. said it.
 

Ro H. (0)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 6:54 am
ty
 

Dave C. (204)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 7:17 am
Thanks for spreading the news and thanks to these activists who truly care about the future of the earth and life....
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 1:42 pm
Noted. Dedicated activists must grow these movements to have better effect. And, our media needs to start reporting these protests.
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 3:24 pm
Sometimes I get rather down about the plight of our planet but then I see people in the photo and I know there's still hope.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 5:22 pm
Again I praise the people who are out there protesting. We need to put a stop to theses big oil companies who are only out for greed, not good! Thanks Cal
 

Carmen S. (606)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 8:10 pm
thanks Cal, glad to see there are people out there who care
 

Aurea Walker (162)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 8:57 pm
I applaud, respect, commend and stand with the protesters. The $hit$ at the davo$ meeting sadly could not give a damn about what they are doing. Sociopaths, which they all are could care le$$. These people have no empathy and truly do not care about their destructive policies. We the 47% of the world must unite to overthrow them. Let your wallet do the talking and make sure to have laws enacted so they do not get anymore tax subsidies.
 

kye j. (41)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 9:01 pm
The protesters are heros.Shell are money hungry arseholes
 

Nancy Crouse (5)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 9:10 pm
Their religion is money because on the US dollar the motto "In God we trust" is on every bill issued. The more of these dollars the more they have to play with and NO, they don't care.
 

Ruth S. (379)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 3:18 am
I wish people would stop driving so much, 2 blocks away is the supermarket why not just walk there instead of driving, this way you save the environment, you get exercise and you save on gas, this is a good way for people to protest against companies like Shell, if people buy less gas they make no Money!
 

paul m. (93)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 6:31 am

Noted....
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 6:51 am
Good for them. Get the Shell out!
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 12:19 pm
I walk three miles every morning to work. I take public transit home in the evening. If I need to go out of town I take a bus or a train. I don't own a car. Shell and every other company like them is blinded by covetousness and avarice. Petroleum products of one sort or another are pervasive and ubiquitous contributing to the increase of diseases old and new and basically killing this planet and its constituents over a period of years.
 
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