Inspired by Copenhagen Cycle Chic

Save the arctic

Amsterdam really is an urban jungle; a few weeks ago we saw giraffes cycling through the city, and this weekend there were penguins and polar bears on Dutch bikes. It was part of the Greenpeace campaign to save the arctic. People were dressed like arctic animals or were carrying animals in their crates or cargo bikes to protest against oil companies destroying the land and climate. Because most of the Netherlands actually lies below sea level, the consequences of the polar cap melting can be huge for this country. So what do the Dutchies do? They get on their bikes and protest!

Greenpeace campaign

Greenpeace campaign

Greenpeace campaign

Greenpeace campaign

Greenpeace campaign

Read more about the ‘save the arctic‘ campaign.

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