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Black Ice: The Story of the Arctic 30

When a Greenpeace ship set sail to protest the first oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean in defense against dangerous global climate change, no-one on board could have known what was coming. Seized at gunpoint and detained as pirates, the fate of the 'Arctic 30' sparked a bitter international dispute.
 
This powerful mid-length doc captures up close from star to finish the extraordinary events which made global headlines in 2013.
 
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Catch the Bus Week

Catch the Bus Week is a nationwide campaign aimed at driving awareness of the benefits of taking the bus. This year, the campaign runs from the 29 June to 5 July and there will be events, ticket giveaways and other activities taking place across the country, with bus companies, local authorities and passenger groups involved.

 

Read more about what is going on during Catch the Bus Week.

 

Make Poverty History: 10 years on

On 2 July 2005 more than 200,000 people marched in Edinburgh under the banner of Make Poverty History. In the aftermath and in response to the presence of the G8 leaders at Gleneagles there were more marches an
Ten years on we’ve certainly not made poverty history. What can we take from 2005 and the decade of organisation and struggle that has followed? What are the priorities for organising for social justice in 2015?
 

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