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Editorial: Don’t Tread On Me

Editorial: Don’t Tread On Me

Over the course of five decades, German-born Peruvian archaeologist Maria Reiche dedicated her life to studying and preserving the Nazca Lines, which she tread in flip-flops, armed with a broom. That image of the self-appointed “Lady of the Lines” is incongruous  with the calamitously ill-conceived publicity stunt pulled by 20 Greenpeace activists […]

Greenpeace Director in Lima to Apologize for Nazca Lines Stunt

Greenpeace Director in Lima to Apologize for Nazca Lines Stunt

  President Ollanta Humala lashed out yesterday at Greenpeace, saying that their recent stunt at the Nazca Lines to raise awareness for clean energy showed a “lack of respect.” “We have been able to appreciate two messages, one explicit but there was another bigger implicit one,” Humala said, according to […]

Greenpeace Faces Backlash for Nazca Lines Stunt

Greenpeace Faces Backlash for Nazca Lines Stunt

A stunt by global campaigner Greenpeace to promote the use of renewable energies has riled Peru’s government after archaeologists reported that the activists have damaged a fragile archaeological site. Greenpeace activists from a number of countries snuck into the area of the famous Nazca Lines in southern Peru, and worked through the night to […]

Greenpeace unfurls message at Machu Picchu as COP20 opens

Greenpeace unfurls message at Machu Picchu as COP20 opens

Seven Greenpeace activists sneaked giant banners into  Machu Picchu yesterday on the eve of UN Climate Summit (COP20) and unfurled a message urging world leaders to adopt a new course toward 100% renewable energy by 2050. “Machu Picchu is a place renowned for the power of the sun, it marked our […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature