The rumors are true, Greenpeace has sent the Rainbow Warrior III to find the Mikhail Ulyanov, a Russian oil tanker carrying a shipment from the first rig to ever extract oil from the Arctic.
That rig, called Prirazlomnaya, is the same one that activists aboard another Greenpeace boat, the Arctic Sunrise, confronted last year. After that action, the 28 people aboard the boat (dubbed the Arctic 30) were incarcerated in Russia on charges that ranged from piracy to hooliganism for 100 days, sometimes in harsh conditions. Those charges were later dropped.
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Anne Mie Roer Jensen, one of the Arctic 30 activists, navigating on the Bridge of the Rainbow Warrior 3 during the hunt for the Mikhail Ulyanov.
Some of the Arctic 30 are aboard the Rainbow Warrior III and are playing active roles in...