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Protest with a difference

Shalveen Chand
Sunday, April 13, 2014

A CLIMATE change demonstration with a difference was held yesterday as Pacific nations, including Fiji, plan to build traditional canoes and get together in Australia.

The Pacific Warrior program headed by NGO 350 Pacific requires participating countries to make a canoe and then transport it to Australia for the nations to unite and have their messages on climate change heard.

Regional co-ordinator Aaron Packard said the nations would stand up peacefully but powerfully to the fossil fuel industry.

"This is being done in order to protect their islands in the face of climate change," he said.

"This campaign is an opportunity to ensure those responsible for climate change are held accountable, and push them to think about the future of the Pacific when expanding the fossil fuel industry and continuing their careless use of non-renewable energy."








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