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UK News Britain's answer to Greta Thunberg has the eye for promoting her cause

04:40  26 september  2020
04:40  26 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Greta Thunberg is the Swedish teenager who skipped school and inspired an international movement to fight climate change. Greta has Asperger' s syndrome, a developmental disorder, and has described it as a gift and said Her protests went viral on social media and as support for her cause grew Addressing the conference, she blasted politicians for relying on young people for answers to

The Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has become known globally for her environmental campaign. In August 2018, aged 15, Thunberg began a solo climate protest by striking from school. Thunberg has begun travelling to spread her message outside Sweden.

Mya-Rose Birdgirl Craig holding a snow board on a body of water: MailOnline logo © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

She's Britain’s answer to Greta Thunberg – and clearly has the same eye for promoting her cause.

Myra-Rose Craig, 18, from Somerset, mounted a solitary protest on an ice floe at the edge of the Arctic Ocean yesterday to highlight climate change.

She was participating in Fridays for Future, a global campaign inspired by Miss Thunberg, the 17-year-old Swedish activist.

As she floated on the icy waters, Miss Craig held up a sign for Miss Thunberg’s Youth Strike for Climate movement.

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a sign on the side of a snow covered slope: Myra-Rose Craig, 18, from Somerset, mounted a solitary protest on an ice floe at the edge of the Arctic Ocean yesterday to highlight climate change © Provided by Daily Mail Myra-Rose Craig, 18, from Somerset, mounted a solitary protest on an ice floe at the edge of the Arctic Ocean yesterday to highlight climate change

The British environmentalist, from the Chew Valley, south of Bristol, said she spent weeks travelling by road and boat to the Arctic edge north of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.

Her journey was part of a Greenpeace expedition to ‘bear witness to the sea ice minimum, the lowest level of ice at the end of each summer’.

Calling on ‘leaders and decision makers’ to ‘do something’ about climate change, she said: ‘Just floating in the middle of a sea of slush has really just reminded me how delicate the Arctic is.’

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a person riding a surfboard on top of a snow covered slope: The British environmentalist, from the Chew Valley, south of Bristol, said she spent weeks travelling by road and boat to the Arctic edge north of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard © Provided by Daily Mail The British environmentalist, from the Chew Valley, south of Bristol, said she spent weeks travelling by road and boat to the Arctic edge north of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard

Miss Craig, whose mother’s family are Bangladeshi, founded the Black2Nature charity that encourages inner-city children from black and ethnic minority backgrounds to explore the natural world.

Ice in the Arctic Ocean melted to its second-lowest level on record this summer, triggered by global warming along with natural forces.

The extent of ice-covered ocean at the North Pole, extending further south to Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Russia, reached its summertime low of 1.4million square miles lat week before starting to grow again.

In the 1980s, the ice cover was about 1million square miles bigger than current summer levels.

a group of people holding a sign: Miss Craig¿s protest marked a day of global action held each Friday by children and youth activists to draw attention to climate change. Pictured: A child holds a sign with a drawing at a rally in support of the climate strike in Lisbon, Portugal © Provided by Daily Mail Miss Craig¿s protest marked a day of global action held each Friday by children and youth activists to draw attention to climate change. Pictured: A child holds a sign with a drawing at a rally in support of the climate strike in Lisbon, Portugal

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Greta Thunberg is young, passionate, and has science on her side. The rhetoric employed against her suddenly feels as dated as the climate denial that How would you feel if this person supported an entirely different cause ? This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same

Greta Thunberg is a climate activist with Asperger syndrome who rose to international fame for her weekly ‘school strikes’ outside of the Swedish parliament house. Hundreds of thousands of students in over a hundred countries across the globe have followed the young girl' s example.

Pupils and students around the world have been striking on Fridays for nearly two years, a form of action pioneered by Miss Thunberg, who led a socially distanced protest in Sweden yesterday that was limited to 50 by lockdown laws.

Demonstrations were planned in at least 150 countries yesterday, although many were online.

In February, Miss Craig shared a platform with Miss Thunberg at a rally in Bristol.

a little girl holding a phone: Pupils and students around the world have been striking on Fridays for nearly two years. Pictured: A child at the protest in Lisbon, Portugal © Provided by Daily Mail Pupils and students around the world have been striking on Fridays for nearly two years. Pictured: A child at the protest in Lisbon, Portugal

The same month, Miss Craig, who attended Chew Valley secondary school, received an honorary doctorate in science from the University of Bristol.

She is believed to be the youngest Briton to receive such an award. A keen birdwatcher known as ‘Birdgirl’ online, she has campaigned for years to improve diversity in conservation work.

She became interested in nature because her parents are bird enthusiasts, but noticed there were few from ethnic minorities on birdwatching trips.

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In 2015, Miss Craig set up a nature camp for 20 teenagers, which led to Black2Nature.

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