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Photographs in Portland, Oregon of Greenpeace Protest: WPC Inspiration

This week the world was buzzing with news that Greenpeace activists had repelled themselves off of the St. John’s Bridge in Portland, Oregon to attempt to block the passage of an ice breaker from the Port in Portland, Oregon where is was getting repairs and scheduled to return to the Arctic to help an oil drill from Shell gain access to the area it needed to be to start work. 257 more words


Greenpeace Protest

Greenpeace arrived in Portland, Oregon on July 29th, 2015 to stage a protest. Their protest was the departure of a vessel owned by Shell Oil. The vessel was bound for the Arctic as a critical component for oil drilling. 38 more words

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Shell’s Arctic icebreaker forced to navigate through 13 environmental protesters dangling from bridge

An icebreaking vessel key to Royal Dutch Shell’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic departed Portland, Oregon, late on Thursday, navigating between a narrow gap of environmental activists dangling from a bridge after a two-day human blockade. 484 more words