Greenpeace Publicity Stunt in Peru Backfires

December 12, 2014 5:36 AM

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Greenpeace pulled a recent publicity stunt by laying out a message in the middle of the United Nations World Heritage site in Peru’s coastal desert. The message laid promotes clean energy, but it was laid out next to the famous hummingbird geoglyph, in Nazca, Peru.

“It’s a true slap in the face at everything Peruvians consider sacred,” explains Peru’s Deputy Culture Minister Luis Jaime Castillo. “This has been done without any respect for our laws. It was done in the middle of the night. They went ahead and stepped on our hummingbird, and looking at the pictur...

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