Monthly Archives: January 2018

A Lonely elegy played from the Arctic snow platform..

Two weeks ago the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise set off from the Netherlands carrying a very special load: the voices of eight million people. Messages from around the globe calling for governments to save the Arctic from threats such as oil drilling and destructive fishing.
Here are a few of the reasons why:
For its unique wildlife, including polar bears, narwhals and Arctic foxes
For future generations
Because it regulates the climate
Because it is a global treasure worth protecting from corporate greed
As the ship stopped in Svalbard, Norway, Europe’s gateway to the Arctic, it welcomed aboard a very special guest: renowned pianist and composer, Ludovico Einaudi. With him a grand piano, to undertake his most challenging performance yet, in the Arctic surrounded by ice.

One could see the pianist breaking into sobbing while his fingers play the tunes…

Tarumitra Delegate Devopriya Dutta spoke on the impact of pesticides in food as part of her presentation on Agro-ecology

Devopriya Dutta has been an avid supporter for the campaign to save the Arctic for the planet. She joined the 8 million who has backed up the global cry to save the Artic region that contributes substantially to the Climate balance of the Earth.