Starting Date: 10-01-2005
Ending Date: 10-02-2005
New York, New York 10002
United StatesSaturday, October 1 & Sunday, October 2, 11am-5pm
Chelsea Piers, Pier 59 at 23rd St. and the Hudson River
Advance registration is recommended:
This weekend Greenpeace will be offering free tours of the Arctic Sunrise ship. Meet her crew, members of the Greenpeace Clean Energy Now Campaign, and explorer Eric Larsen, who recently attempted the first summer crossing of the Arctic Ocean.
Many of Greenpeace's most memorable and effective protests have taken place on the high seas, onboard one of our ships. In the past nine years, the Arctic Sunrise has thwarted Japanese whalers, challenged the U.S. nuclear program and faced off with oil companies attempting to dump oil into the sea and open up new drilling stations in the Arctic. She recently returned from Greenland, where the crew and scientists documented dramatic visuals of the effects of global warming on this region.
Tour highlights include:
* A behind-the-scenes look at life on a Greenpeace ship
* A unique interactive exhibit showing what New York will look like in
years to come as a result of global warming pollution
* The latest information about Greenpeace’s work to promote clean energy
initiatives including the wind farm proposed for Long Island and
* A chance to meet explorer Eric Larsen in person and hear about his
recent attempt to cross the Arctic Ocean to highlight the dangers of
We encourage you to register in advance for a tour, as space fills up.
See you there!
Geographical Scope: Local