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Fifty Activists and a Polar Bear Halt UK Coal Train

Lauren McCauley @ Common Dreams - What happens when a polar bear crosses the tracks?

The train stops.

That's how it went in central England on Tuesday when fifty Greenpeace activists and a polar bear (or a person dressed like one) halted a 1,500 tonne coal train bound for the coal-fired Cottam Power Station in the town of Nottinghamshire, east of Sheffield.  Read more.

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