Six Greenpeace activists climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Mail Online | 5/13/2019 | Charlie Moore For Daily Mail Australia
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Three Greenpeace activists were left precariously dangling from ropes under the Sydney Harbour Bridge during a climate change protest on Tuesday morning.

The men, who Greenpeace said were experienced and trained abseilers, swung from ropes 49 metres above the water.

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They began the protest around 6am - and said they would not come down until the government declared a climate change emergency.

One held a sign reading '100% renewables.'

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A group of activists stormed the bridge around 5.15am.

Some were detained by security officers who called the police but three avoided detention and carried on with the planned protest.

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Police said ten activists had been arrested, several with harnesses and abseiling gear.

Some of their equipment bags fell into the water below, according to police.

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Police boats in the water and officers on the bridge were considering...
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