Extinction Rebellion protesters block Oxford Circus and put trees on Waterloo Bridge as they begin protests around the world over climate change

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Environmental protesters from the Extinction Rebellion arrive to stage a demonstration on Waterloo Bridge AFP/Getty Images

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Environment activists from Extinction Rebellion block Oxford Circus with a sailing boat to highlight the threat of global warming on the planet and ecosystem Rex Features

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest at Marble Arch

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Demonstrators protest on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest REUTERS

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Environmental protesters from the Extinction Rebellion group arrive with a tree to stage a demonstration on Waterloo Bridge AFP/Getty Images

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A demonstrator uses a makeshift skateboard ramp on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest

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Extinction Rebellion protesters stop traffic in Oxford Circus Rex Features

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Environment activists from Extinction Rebellion block Oxford Circus to highlight the threat of global warming on the planet and ecosystem Rex Features

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Extinction Rebellion protesters stop traffic in Oxford Circus

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Climate change activists demonstrate on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest Reuters

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch Jeremy Selwyn

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest in Parliament Square

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Climate change activists demonstrate on Waterloo Bridge surrounded by trees Reuters

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest at Marble Arch PA

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest in Parliament Square

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch Jeremy Selwyn

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch Jeremy Selwyn

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Demonstrators protest on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch Jeremy Selwyn

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest in Parliament Square PA

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest in Parliament Square

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch Jeremy Selwyn

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch Jeremy Selwyn

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Police stroll through the makeshift camp

Jeremy Selwyn

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Demonstrators protest on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest i Reuters

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Climate change activists set up a miniature garden on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protes Reuters

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Climate change activists set up a miniature garden on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protes

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Demonstrators protest on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest Reuters

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Climate change activists demonstrate on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest Reuters

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest in Parliament Square

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The Extinction Rebellion protesters have set up camp in Hyde Park PA

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The group plan to disrupt London’s infrastructure in a climate protest PA

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Thousands of people are due to descend on the capital to take part

Jeremy Selwyn

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They have set up a large camp in Hyde Park Jeremy Selwyn

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A crowd of protesters gathers in Hyde Park, London PA

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A protester sits in a hammock at the campsite

Jeremy Selwyn

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The protest could last days or even weeks Jeremy Selwyn

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They have pledged to block five central locations including Parliament Square in a non-violent act of resistance PA

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Protesters will converge on Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, Waterloo Bridge, Piccadilly Circus, as well as near Parliament, peacefully blocking traffic

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A protester sits by an activity timetable in Hyde Park PA

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Environmental protesters from the Extinction Rebellion arrive to stage a demonstration on Waterloo Bridge AFP/Getty Images

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Environment activists from Extinction Rebellion block Oxford Circus with a sailing boat to highlight the threat of global warming on the planet and ecosystem

Rex Features

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest at Marble Arch PA

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Demonstrators protest on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest REUTERS

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Environmental protesters from the Extinction Rebellion group arrive with a tree to stage a demonstration on Waterloo Bridge

AFP/Getty Images

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A demonstrator uses a makeshift skateboard ramp on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest Reuters

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Extinction Rebellion protesters stop traffic in Oxford Circus Rex Features

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Environment activists from Extinction Rebellion block Oxford Circus to highlight the threat of global warming on the planet and ecosystem

Rex Features

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Extinction Rebellion protesters stop traffic in Oxford Circus Rex Features

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Climate change activists demonstrate on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest Reuters

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch

Jeremy Selwyn

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest in Parliament Square PA

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Climate change activists demonstrate on Waterloo Bridge surrounded by trees Reuters

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest at Marble Arch

PA

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest in Parliament Square PA

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch Jeremy Selwyn

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch

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Demonstrators protest on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest Reuters

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch Jeremy Selwyn

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest in Parliament Square

PA

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest in Parliament Square PA

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch Jeremy Selwyn

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Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch

Jeremy Selwyn

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Police stroll through the makeshift camp Jeremy Selwyn

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Demonstrators protest on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest i Reuters

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Climate change activists set up a miniature garden on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protes

Reuters

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Climate change activists set up a miniature garden on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protes Reuters

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Demonstrators protest on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest Reuters

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Climate change activists demonstrate on Waterloo Bridge during an Extinction Rebellion protest

Reuters

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Demonstrators during a Extinction Rebellion protest in Parliament Square PA

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The Extinction Rebellion protesters have set up camp in Hyde Park PA

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The group plan to disrupt London’s infrastructure in a climate protest

PA

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Thousands of people are due to descend on the capital to take part Jeremy Selwyn

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They have set up a large camp in Hyde Park Jeremy Selwyn

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A crowd of protesters gathers in Hyde Park, London

PA

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A protester sits in a hammock at the campsite Jeremy Selwyn

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The protest could last days or even weeks Jeremy Selwyn

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They have pledged to block five central locations including Parliament Square in a non-violent act of resistance

PA

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Protesters will converge on Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, Waterloo Bridge, Piccadilly Circus, as well as near Parliament, peacefully blocking traffic

PA

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A protester sits by an activity timetable in Hyde Park

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