I took these photos last night.
Great energy. There was music and fun chants: Shell No! We won't go!
They are ready to hang there for days. They can raise themselves when big ships come in or out but they will hang low if the Shell icebreaker tries to escape.
The sign says "Save the Arctic"
The "kayaktavists" will be getting in the way as well.
A lot of people have turned out to offer their support.
Lots of fun but serious business. We have hit Peak Oil. Now desperate humans are trying to drill in the Arctic to get their fix. The only way they can drill in the Arctic is because climate change due to burning fossil fuels has melted ice and opened up waterways.
Greenpeace asks everyone to call the White House today 1-888-369-5791 as Obama could deny Shell's drilling permits.