27 Feb '12, 12am

Actress Lucy Lawless and Greenpeace blocks Shell arctic driller

Actress Lucy Lawless and Greenpeace blocks Shell arctic driller

Earlier this week a group of Greenpeace activists, including the actress Lucy Lawless, scaled an oil drill ship that was due to travel to the Arctic. After spending over 76 hours onboard the ship, Lucy Lawless and the five other activists have now been arrested by the police. The ship was scheduled to travel to the Chukchi Sea off the coast of Alaska yesterday to drill three exploratory oil wells for the global oil and gas company Shell. But the activists successfully managed to stop and delay the ship from leaving the port of Taranaki in New Zealand. Greenpeace is critical of Shell’s planned exploration for oil in the Arctic which the environmental organization says “signals the beginning of an Arctic oil rush” that could potentially cause “irreparable harm” to the fragile nature and its inhabitants. If you remember the BP/Deepwater oil well explosion in the Gulf of Mexic...

Full article: http://www.green-blog.org/2012/02/27/actress-lucy-lawless...

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