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It’s bear o’clock at Bali, as Polar Bears shout – Save The Humans Too

Polar Bear protesting for humans affected by Climate Change. Photos NG Swan TiIt was very hot and sunny in Bali this morning, so spare a thought for Oxfam’s Polar Bears, who made a special visit to the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The bears, who aren’t used to such hot weather, made big splash, when they showed their support for people who are also feeling the impact of Climate Change.

Whether it was holding placards, shouting “Save the humans too,” riding a tandem bike, or even taking off their heads and speaking to press! The bears got their message out loud and clear, to a waiting throng of media and conference delegates.

The bears played up to the cameras but they wanted to highlight a very serious situation. They wanted to let people know that, it isn’t only animals who are suffering from climate change. Many people from developing countries or poor communities also have to cope with changes in climate that impact their lands, livelihoods and lives.

Watch the video or take a look at the photos, to see what the bears got up to and join them by taking action to Fight Climate Poverty. The team here in Bali, would like to send a very big thank you to our fantastic volunteers, who brought the Polar Bears to life in very hot weather.

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December 6, 2007 at 2:38 pm 10 comments

Oxfam’s photos and videos Bali

Some of the photos we have taken .  See more at FlickrWe thought you might like to see some of the things we have been doing over the last few days at the conference.

Take a look at our photos on Flikr or watch our videos on YouTube, to get a sense of what it is like to be at an United Nations Conference, and of course updates from the team in Bali.

Don’t forget to keep coming back to visit us here or subscribe to our blog, as we add new photos, stories and video every day.

December 5, 2007 at 2:30 pm Leave a comment

Changing weather, fewer crops – a farmer’s story

Mr Lauser Vaulu, a farmer from Tanimbar in Indonesia talks about the changes in weather patterns he has noticed and the impact they have had on production of food.

Next week, Oxfam will be at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali,
Indonesia, to make sure that the impacts of climate change on poor communities and countries, are at the heart of discussions by delegates, as they work on a new global
deal on how to tackle Climate Change.

Stay up to date with all of our latest news from Oxfam at the conference by subscribing or returning to this blog.

November 28, 2007 at 10:15 am Leave a comment


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