Greenpeace Treads Over Historic Site, Then Apologizes to Peru

December 12, 2014 3:54 PM

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It's not hard to argue that the environmental activist group Greenpeace takes action with good intentions in mind. Their latest stunt, for instance, was intended to send a message about climate change to leaders and ministers at the ongoing UN climate talks in Peru. However, they treaded across a sacred and delicate world heritage site to do so, earning significant global backlash in the process.

Before dawn on Monday, twenty Greenpeace activists from seven countries unfurled massive yellow letters at the historic landmark of Nazca in Peru, delivering the message "Time for Change: The Future is Renewable."

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