Shell Oil Co. offshore Alaska drilling operations aren’t safe even from “Xena the Warrior Princess.”

Lucy Lawless, the actress who played the sexy, swashbuckling heroine of the cult classic named for her character, “Xena,” scaled the derrick of an Alaska-bound drillship Thursday with Greenpeace activists to protest exploratory oil drilling she believes could “devastate” the fragile Arctic environment and accelerate global warming, according to a statement from the pro-environment organization. Continue Reading