23 Sep '12, 11am

Save the Arctic - organise your own event | Greenpeace UK

Save the Arctic - organise your own event | Greenpeace UK

As temperatures rise, the ice at the top of the world is melting. Instead of seeing this as a warning to us all, politicians, oil companies and industrial fishing fleets see it as an opportunity to profit from the crisis. Oil giants are moving in to drill for the same fuel that caused the melting in the first place, even though an Arctic oil spill would be almost impossible to clean up. Unsustainable, industrial-scale fishing fleets from around the world are making their way north to plunder the fish. It’s madness. That’s why so many famous names are coming together to call for Arctic protection. By adding your name to the Arctic Scroll, you’re joining the hundreds of thousands of people who are drawing a line in the ice and saying to the polluters, ‘You come no further’.” We’re declaring a global sanctuary in the unclaimed area around the North Pole and starting a campaig...

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