The Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica heads up the Willamette River under protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge on its' way to Alaska in Portland, Ore., Thursday, July 30, 2015.

Protesters Forcibly Removed By Police As Arctic Drilling Ship Escapes Blockade

After blocking vessel for nearly two days, activists said to be ‘tired and hot, but filled with gratitude’.

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