Obama Arctic Legacy That Included Phase Out of Heavy Fuel Oil Would Eliminate Most Dangerous Threat Identified for Arctic Waters

Press Release | July 8, 2016
President Obama made history last summer by being the first sitting president to visit the Arctic, speaking passionately about climate change and focusing on Arctic challenges. Phasing out the use of...

Coalition Calls on International Maritime Organization to Prohibit Heavy Fuel in Arctic Waters as 2016 Antarctic Ban Takes Effect

Press Release | April 14, 2016
As polar ice recedes, increased Arctic vessel traffic increases the urgency to craft protections for fragile Arctic marine environments and communities.

Historic Vote on Arctic Refuge

Press Release | February 26, 2016
Today, the House of Representatives took a historic vote to whether protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s Coastal Plain as Wilderness. Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) offered the House Arctic Refuge Wilderness...

United Nations to Approve First International Rules Protecting Arctic Waters

Press Release | May 11, 2015
Six arctic indigenous leaders from Alaska, Canada, and Russia will travel to London next week to address the International Maritime Organization (IMO) regarding the impacts of shipping in the Arctic on...