Climate Protesters Dye Zurich River Green
Umer Jamshaid 7 days ago Tue 10th September 2019 | 11:00 PM
Geneva, Sept 10 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Sep, 2019 ) :Climate activists on Tuesday turned the Limmat River in Zurich a bright flourescent green in protest against what they said is the "impending collapse of the (global) ecosystem".
The activists said that they wanted "to draw attention to the impending collapse of the ecosystem and toxic system we find ourselves in.
" They said the substance used to dye the river was uranine, which they said has "about the toxicity of table salt".
Zurich police said they had begun receiving calls about the stunt at around noon and that they were analysing the substance.
Extinction Rebellion describes itself as an international movement using non-violent civil disobedience "to achieve radical change in order to minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse".