There Are People Climbing Up The Shard Right Now

Six Greenpeace protesters are climbing up The Shard to protest against Shell’s plans to drill in the Arctic. posted on

1. Six women are currently climbing up The Shard to protest against oil drilling in the Arctic.

BREAKING: Look up London. We’re attempting to scale the Shard, Europe's tallest skyscraper. More soon on #iceclimb

2. They started by climbing on top of London Bridge station.

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3. And are now using a ladder-like structure to make their way up the tallest building in western Europe.

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4. Greenpeace claims that all six protesters are experienced climbers.

Meet the climbers Sabine, Sandra, Victo, Ali, Wiola & Liesbeth. Wish them luck. They're awesome. #iceclimb

5. The protest has fascinated London’s commuters.

6. Thom Yorke is one of thousands of people on Twitter using #iceclimb to show their support.

7. Here are a few more pictures of their progress so far…

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To find out more about the climb visit iceclimb.savethearctic.org.

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