BP under fire at 2012 AGM

Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 10:15

BP under fire at 2012 AGM

 London Rising Tide recently helped out their friends from the UK Tar Sands Network at the BP AGM...

Gulf Coast residents cut short by Chair, and environmental questions brushed aside before meeting disrupted by “die-in” protest. BP’s Annual General Meeting was once again an uncomfortable experience for the Board. They were confronted by questions on oil spills, tar sands, Olympic sponsorship and interplanetary escape pods, before nine people “died” in protest at the company’s contribution to climate change and human rights abuses, and were removed bodily from the room by security guards.

A grim protest at shell-sponsored southbank festival

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 04/17/2012 - 17:28

activists from london rising tide (helped by 'rhythms of resistance' samba players), staged a noisy and theatrical protest at the royal festival hall yesterday evening, highlighting the greenwashing of shell's image through cultural sponsorship in their 'shell classic international' festival at the southbank centre.

Action Report by Rikki - Contact email: rikkiindymedia(At)gmail[dot]com
The action in 12 PHOTOS

Get the Shell Out

Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 04/07/2012 - 11:25

Friday 18th May 2012, Toynbee Hall, 7.30pm
UK Tar Sands Network, Indigenous Environmental Network, Rising Tide UK, Platform, FairPensions, Greenpeace and Art Not Oil present:

Get the Shell out!

Anti-Fracking Protest

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 19:42

Frack off bannera small group of protestors gathered outside the marriott hotel in swiss cottage this evening where the 'unconventional shale gas conference' is taking place today and tomorrow. the protest was called by 'frack off (london)' and 'london rising tide' and had an irish theme complete with leprechaun costume in recognition of st patrick's day, and in solidarity with activists facing the arrival of the process in ireland. Click here to see the PHOTO SET.

Films from LifeMosaic

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 23:00

 Working in close partnership with indigenous movements LifeMosaic
 focuses on producing and disseminating educational films for
 indigenous peoples and rural communities. In partnership with Tebtebba
 and AMAN, we recently produced "Fever", a 4-part climate change
 educational film based on the voices of indigenous peoples in the
 Philippines, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Indonesia. Dubbed into 6
 languages, "Fever" is designed to inform and empower indigenous
 communities across the tropics and to be a tool for grass-roots
 facilitators, helping strengthen local movements in their awareness
 raising and advocacy work on climate change and indigenous peoples
 rights.