Scoop Images: Polar Bears Win 13% Vote At BP AGM
GreenPeace protestors dressed as Polar Bears attending yesterdays BP Amoco AGM in London. The protestors won a victory when 13.5% of BP shareholders voted in favour of a resolution calling on the company to abandon its Northstar exploration and exploitation programme.
Meanwhile back in Alaska Kiwi activist Tanya Popp has been released on bail of $7,500.00 USD.
She is permitted to travel to UK and New Zealand, but must not return to the North Slope before her hearing in mid July 2000.
For more information on the BP
GreenPeace BP Amoco AGM Speech - Matthew Spencer
both in the Scoop Politics wire.
Final photo. (c) Greenpeace/Davison
Greenpeace protesters dressed as polar bears under Umbrella at Royal Festival Hall, London 13 April 2000. AP Photo/Dave Newman
Bear outside Bp AGM April 13, 2000. Photo (c) Greenpeace/Davison