Monday, June 22, 2009
Activists block Coal ship
Around midnight last night three women eased themselves off one of the Greenpeace inflatable speedboats and into the cold water of the river Medway in Kent.
In the dark, in the cold water, with the looming lights of a large ship getting closer. But however difficult to imagine it is, it must have been even more difficult to do, because Cathy, Emma and Hannah knew that they were swimming out into the channel to block a coal freighter carrying twenty thousand tonnes of coal from docking at the Kingsnorth jetty.
Zoe, one of the co-founders of Undercurrents is in the boat filming the action..read more