Four Greenpeace activists were arrested early this morning New Zealand time for trying to prevent the laying of an oil pipeline under the Arctic Ocean’s Beaufort Sea (1). The pipeline is part of BP Amoco’s controversial Northstar fossil fuel project.
The following photo shows Kiwi activist Tanya Popp arrested in a Greenpeace action against the Northstar project. Below it a panorama shot shows a Northstar project site.
Tanya Popp of Coromandel before her arrest in the Arctic. She is now in Deadhorse awaiting questioning.
The Northstar project... panorama
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New Zealander Arrested In Icy Action in the International wire.