Activists plant flag on Arctic seabed

Greenpeace trek to North Pole highlights campaign to create sanctuary there and opposition to mining in the Arctic.

    A team of young explorers working with Greenpeace has trekked to the North Pole to plant a flag on the seabed. It is part of a campaign to create a sanctuary there.

    The so-called Flag for the Future was part of a capsule containing the names of three million people who oppose mining in the Arctic.

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.