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The Angry Mermaid in the media

An overview of media coverage on the Angry Mermaid Award.

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Oil firms attacked for tar sands pollution
Daily Telegraph, 15 Dec 2009

Monsanto awarded “Angry Mermaid” lobbying prize
DPA, December 15th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS

Monsanto’s reaction to winning Angry Mermaid Award

On the Monsanto blog, Mica Veihman, director of Monsanto’s social media team, wrote a response on behalf of Monsanto to winning the Angry Mermaid Award.

Below we reproduce the reaction that Nina Holland posted on Monsanto’s blog on behalf of the Award organisers.

Monsanto wins award for worst corporate climate lobbyist in Copenhagen

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For immediate release: Tuesday 15 December 2009

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Monsanto wins award for worst corporate climate lobbyist in Copenhagen
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Angry Mermaid arrives in Copenhagen

Copenhagen, 8 December 2009 -- The Angry Mermaid travelled to the UN climate talks in Copenhagen today to tell delegates at the conference how corporate lobbyists from big business are undermining effective action to tackle climate change. She wasn’t allowed inside the conference centre – apparently she wasn’t a welcome guest – UNFCCC officials thought she might upset some of the other delegates.

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