As hundreds of thousands of marchers descend on Washington, D.C. to defend women’s rights from the throes of Donald Trump’s presidency, a few dozen even showed up to express their solidarity from a place far away from the White House: Antarctica.
Women's Marches From Around The Globe
Just over 30 women and men “marched” on their ship on Saturday in the world's seventh continent, protesting Trump-era misogyny and environmental policy.
At two degrees Celsius — much warmer than in previous years — the “international group of eco-minded visitors” held signs like “Penguins for Peace” and “Seals for Science” to protest Trump’s blissful neglect of climate change and promise to lift environmental controls.
The tourists and scientists, ranging from 24 to 87 years old, did not march on land “to limit our footprint,” said march organizer Linda Zunas to The Independent.
Hundreds of thousands of women protested in D.C. just one day after his inauguration and plan to stay all weekend and beyond. More than 600 “Sister Marches" are expected to take place in U.S. cities and around the globe, with over a million estimated participants.