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Spain: Oil's not well, activists go nude in protest01:08

Spain: Oil's not well, activists go nude in protest

Spain, Ibiza
February 9, 2014 at 12:44 GMT +00:00 · Published

Spain: Oil's not well, activists go nude in protest

Over a hundred protesters took to the beach in Ibiza on Sunday to demonstrate against oil exploration in the Balearic Islands.

Around 150 activists in total took part in the protest at Talamanca beach, located south of Ibiza, and painted their hands black, and carried banners to raise awareness.

About 20 of the activists went the extra mile and went nude for the demonstration, covering themselves entirely in black paint to demonstrate the damaging effects oil exploration has on animals and the environment.

After being given the go-ahead by the Spanish government in January, oil company Cairn Energy is planning to drill for oil in the waters off the coast of Ibiza.

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Spain: Oil's not well, activists go nude in protest

Over a hundred protesters took to the beach in Ibiza on Sunday to demonstrate against oil exploration in the Balearic Islands.

Around 150 activists in total took part in the protest at Talamanca beach, located south of Ibiza, and painted their hands black, and carried banners to raise awareness.

About 20 of the activists went the extra mile and went nude for the demonstration, covering themselves entirely in black paint to demonstrate the damaging effects oil exploration has on animals and the environment.

After being given the go-ahead by the Spanish government in January, oil company Cairn Energy is planning to drill for oil in the waters off the coast of Ibiza.

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