DEAD FISH AND OIL-DRENCHED BIRDS HANG FROM TURBINE HALL
Tate Modern was forced to close down parts of its No Soul For Sale tenth anniversary exhibition on Saturday (15 May) while it struggled to remove dozens of dead fish and oil-soaked birds (1) hanging from huge black balloons let loose in the Turbine Hall.
Check out http://coalaction.org.uk/ for the updated and re-vamped Coal Action Network website and detailed coal maps of the UK. It is hoped that this website will be a useful resource to anyone taking action – or thinking of taking action – to protect communities, environments and the climate system from coal projects.
Following protests in Rotterdam and Hamburg yesterday, ROBIN WOOD activists protested today during Unilever's general assembly in London against tropical rainforest destruction for palm oil. A banner with the message "Unscrupulous Destruction of Rainforest and Community for Palm Oil" was unfurled in front of the entrance to the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre. The activists additionally distributed information to the shareholders and demanded that they not absolve the board of directors of their ethical responsibilities concerning company purchases.
MASS ACTION CALL OUT
When: Saturday, 15th May
Meet: 1PM at Oxford Circus
Bring: a zone 1-2 tube pass, noisemakers, your friends & family and your
Oxford Circus meeting point map: http://tinyurl.com/OCnw-SVmap
Last night, Agrofuel company Blue NG had their head offices visited by activists and all of the doors superglued shut. This action was in protest at Blue NG's involvement in plans to build an agrofuel power plant.
There will be a free AT Co-op training week in Nottingham, from Thursday 6th of May to Monday 10th of May 2010.
Saturday April 10th
BP hit by tar sands protests in London, Brighton, Oxford and Cambridge
Oil company targeted by nationwide protests in advance of crucial AGM vote
Protesters demand BP pulls out of “the most destructive project on Earth” - the Canadian tar sands