Greenpeace vandalism follow up

Since Greenpeaces wanton vandalism of the Nazca lines the increasing coverage and anger has forced even apologists like the Guardian have back tracked. Greenpeace have apologised sort of, they aren’t sorry that they’ve damaged the Nazca lines but that they’ve caused “offence” and “came across as careless and crass.”. So whilst the Peruvian Government is intending to press charges and wants the names of all of the Greenpeace activists involved, Greenpeace have said that they’re “cooperating with the Peruvian authorities and seeking to clarify what took place.”. Obviously not cooperating to the extent of handing over any names, and I’m … Continue reading

Greenpeace enviromental vandals

I’ve written about Greenpeace before and it’s safe to say I’m not their greatest fan. However their latest self serving publicity stunt is a whole new level of stupid even for them. To “send a message” to the world leaders that they aren’t doing enough to tackle “climate change” they decided it would be a jolly wheeze to vandalize the Nasca lines a UNESCO world heritage site and a very delicate environment. The Guardian has a excellent bit of excuse making for this bunch of vandals, who decide to have 20 people carrying large rucksacks climb up onto the site … Continue reading

Analogies don’t get better

Sometimes life smiles at you and the world creates the most wonderful of analogies. Yesterday as you may have read some Greenpeace protestors decide to climb the Shard. Which is a rather tall building and so presented something of a challenge. Fortunately they had mobile phones with them (presumably attached securely to them by lanyards to avoid endangering people below) and they tweeted about their expereince during the climb. The climb was apparently to protest against Shell drilling for oil in the arctic, not that Shell have offices in the shard, nor that the shard owners have anything to do … Continue reading