UK - London - Aurora, the giant Greenpeace polar bear puppet walks the street of London
Participants in the march, Defenders of the Arctic write messages to Shell outside the Shell HQ. The giant polar bear puppet Aurora made by Greenpeace walked the streets of London in defence of the Arctic as part of a Greenpeace global day of action. The parade,part performance part protest, was to highlight the melting ice caps and the increasing and potentially devastating oil drilling in the arctic sea. Shell is one of the companies drilling and the march through London ended up outside Shell London HQ to draw attention to their oil business in the arctic. Aurora, the biggest polar bear in the world represents all endangered species in arctic.