Environmentalists Photo Gallery

Big White Elephant in front of Faslane Peace Camp

Big White Elephant in front of Faslane Peace Camp

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: A big white elephant reading "Say No to Nuclear Power - it is a white elephant!" appeared this morning outside the Faslane Peace Camp. Quite a sight!

Some refuse to stand up after die-in

Some refuse to stand up after die-in

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: 4 people didn't immediately stand up when asked to do so. 3 of them were arrested for Breach of the Peace when all they were trying to do was Breach War.

"We are a gentle angry people..."

"We are a gentle angry people..."

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: At 1.30pm the gates were shut for a few minutes and the Environmentalist block did a die-in in front of North Gate. For those of us there it was a very powerful, symbolic

Die-in

Die-in

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: The emergency siren went on and everybody fell to the ground. The horrific and loud noise from the siren went on for exactly 2 minutes - the atmosphere was moving and the image moving.

Preparing for the die-in

Preparing for the die-in

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: The Environmentalist Block had liaised with the police to have the North Gate shut at 1.30pm in order to have a 2 minute die-in in front of it. Here the gate is closed an

Man and Nature in dialogue...

Man and Nature in dialogue...

... or Police and Ent telling each other jokes? Hard to tell really. In any case, it is a striking hat! Note the wee bird on top of it all.

A tree crosses the road with an escort

A tree crosses the road with an escort

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: While most people were focusing on the speakers a tree (or was it an Ent?) moved very, very slowly across the road in front of the gate. Why? Who knows. Disrupting traffic? Surely not! More likely that the tree too wanted to listen to the speakers.

Listening

Listening

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: A protester listening to speeches by a whole variety of people from Greenpece, Friends of the Earth, Green party, groups involved with the children of Chernobyl etc. In b

Green MSP Stuart Callison

Green MSP Stuart Callison

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: Green MSP Stuart Callison, who is standing in West of Scotland in the elections on 3 May, spoke about climate change and nukes.

Environmentalists decorating

Environmentalists decorating

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: Environmentalists busy decorating the otherwise pretty dull fance at Faslane.

Jeely Peace Café

Jeely Peace Café

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: Jeely Peace from Stirling CND provided hot drinks, cakes, cereal bars, delicious soup and chees rolls all day long with - a friendly and absolutely fantastic service! Tha

Nuclear Hazard

Nuclear Hazard

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: Around 40 environmental activists from Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and other groups gathered at the North Gate today in remebrance of Chernobyl Day and making the links between nuclear weapons, nuclear power and climate change.

Trident - Britain's White Elephant

Trident - Britain's White Elephant

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: The Environmentalist block drew attention to the UK's white elephant, Trident, and also nuclear power in general by being at the North Gate of Faslane today. When is more appropriate to do this than on Chernobyl Day? Here a whole load of harmless white elephants are dangling on the fence along with radiation symbols.

Autonomous environmentalists at Coulport

Autonomous environmentalists at Coulport

26 April 2007, Chernobyl Day: Autonomous environmentaists put MSP Jackie Baillie's request into action this morning and went off to blockade nuke depot Coulport rather than Faslane. Here is one of two tripods that blockaded the main gate of Coulport for about 2,5 hrs.

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