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Activists protesting against oil spills, oil drilling and climate change can make a bold statement by using their bodies as a canvas, covered in fake oil, to remind people just how dirty crude oil really is. These were protests against Cairn Energy drilling in the Gulf of Valencia, BP funding of Tate Museum, and Canadian tar sands oil in Europe.
The Pulse of the Earth by Jens Galschiøt. The 27 copper statues were on display for the 2009 Copenhagen climate summit. They represent climate refugees, people who are forced to flee their home or country because of drought, desertification, the sea level rising, or other environmental disasters linked to global warming and climate change. #Expo2015 #Milan #WorldsFair
Demonstrators display cartoon figures representing rights defenders ahead of Turkey’s showdown in front of the EU Council in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday. People gathered to demand the release of human rights defenders jailed in Turkey, as the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, meets Turkey’s Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu. STEPHANIE LECOCQ/EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY
A woman sits in front of riot police blocking the road to protect protesters during the anti-government protest on April 24, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) went on a general strike in protest against the South Korean government's policy, including reformation of the labor market and public pension system. The rally was also joined by other civic groups in Seoul and familie | Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images