Greenpeace brought it's new Rainbow Warrior ship to the San Francisco Bay this week and we got a chance to have a look around. The first campaign ship purpose built for Greenpeace, it was launched in 2011 and is unique in many ways. It has towering, 53-meter A-frame masts that allow it to carry more sail than other ships its size, and the helicopter pad at the stern is highly unusual for a sailing vessel. Here's a slide show that gives a look around the ship and provides more information
A crew member attaches a "Free the Arctic 30" banner. It refers to 28 activists, a photographer and a videographer arrested during a peaceful protest at Gazprom oil rig to draw attention to climate change. They've been charged with piracy and hooliganism and currently in a Russian detention center.