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Shelter from the storm

On 11 April, six Greenpeace climbers who boarded and camped on an Arctic-bound Shell oil drilling rig came down after nearly a week on the 38,000-tonne platform.

Worsening weather conditions in the Pacific, with swells of up to 25 feet, brought the six down before a court ruling by a federal judge in Anchorage, Alaska.

The climbers – from Australia, Austria, Germany, New Zealand, Sweden and the US – shared photos and video of the climb and the occupation: