The Arctic is ground zero for climate change. We and allies block offshore oil drilling. We route ships away from coastal communities and wildlife to avoid collisions and catastrophic oil spills. And we help propel the shipping industry into a clean energy future.

Help Us Get Ships off of Dirty Fossil Fuels

Blog Post | December 2, 2019 | Jim Gamble, Arctic Program Director
Did you know that about 90% of the goods you consume are transported across the world by ships? Many of those ships are powered by dirty fossil fuels that...

More Ships, More Risks: How We’re Protecting the Arctic

Blog Post | June 11, 2019 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Assistant
As Arctic sea ice continues to diminish, more ships are traversing routes that were once death-defying feats. In the last decade, ship traffic through the Bering Strait alone has...

NGOs Vent Frustration Over Lack of Arctic Action on Shipping’s Black Carbon Emissions

Press Release | May 17, 2019
London, May 17, 2019 – As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74) closed today in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance expressed frustration over...

Guide to the International Maritime Organization

Blog Post | April 26, 2019 | Pacific Environment
Updated August 19, 2019 — The Guide to IMO is a resource for anyone looking to get a crash course in what the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is and...

Mapping Carnival’s Destructive Wake

Blog Post | March 22, 2019 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Assistant
Imagine: Sheer walls of blue ice wedge their way through mountains to meet the sea. Humpback whales rise to the surface to feed on gulps of herring and krill....

Which Arctic or Subarctic Marine Mammal are You?

Blog Post | March 15, 2019 | Pacific Environment
Earth’s northern waters are home to some of the most unique wildlife. From a swimming unicorn to a melonheaded friendly ghost to a super intelligent creature named for the...