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Climate Change Human Sign at the St. Kilda Sea Baths

Posted in Events by Virginia on May 15th, 2009

This event aims to provide a means for people who are concerned about the effects of climate change, to make a public statement to Government, that more needs to be done to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

10,000 people are expected to attend this hour long event. If 10,000 people attend, it will be a Guinness World Record, and you will have your picture in the book next Christmas. There is also free entertainment for kids in what is a family friendly event at the beach.

Afterwards enjoy lunch at one of the Sea Baths restaurants, explore the Esplanade Craft Market, go to Luna Park, or visit cosmopolitan Fitzroy or Acland Streets. You could also have a picnic in nearby Catani Gardens.

Time : 11 am (sharp) to 12:30 pm
Date: Sunday 17 May
Cost: Free
Location: St.Kilda Beach at the St.Kilda Sea Baths (Melway Map 2N, J7)
Travel: Tram 16, 96 to stop 136
Tram: 112 to stop 143


What is a Human Sign?

A Human Sign is where people assemble to form the letters of a phrase designed to send a message to government. The message, CLIMATE CHANGE – OUR FUTURE IS IN YOUR HANDS, was submitted by a primary school student at one of the participating schools. As the message can only be seen properly from the air, photos will be taken from a tethered blimp, and a light plane.

Human Sign

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