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.

Why is the Trump Administration ignoring Alaskan communities?

Blog Post | February 5, 2018 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Assistant
For many Alaskans, the ocean is part of who they are. The state’s 40,000 miles of coastline is dotted with small Alaska Native communities that depend on the marine environment for...

Ban heavy fuel use in sensitive waters

In the News | January 16, 2018 | Sue Libenson | The Guardian
The stricken tanker now sunk offshore of Shanghai should give pause to all with concern for the ocean, especially those who depend on sensitive, remote waters such as the...

Worst Oil Ship Disaster in Deceades

In the News | January 17, 2018 | Sue Libenson | Ship & Bunker
In a note to Ship & Bunker, Sue Libenson, Senior Arctic Program officer, Pacific Environment, said the tragedy has once again highlighted the danger of HFO spills, particularly in sensitive...

Arctic deserves more protection

In the News | January 16, 2018 | Sue Libenson | Anchorage Daily News
The fire continuing to rage on the stricken tanker offshore of Shanghai should give pause to all with concern for the ocean, especially those who depend on sensitive, remote...

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Worried About Heavy Fuel Oil

Blog Post | January 7, 2018 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Assistant
Despite the seriousness of the threat, Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) seems to have escaped the public consciousness and the media. It’s been overshadowed by more dramatic stories like melting...

Stop Trump from Selling Our Oceans to Big Oil

Campaign | January 4, 2018 | Domenique Zuber
The Trump administration wants to sell our oceans to Big Oil. From Alaska to California and Maine to Florida, Trump and his cabinet of polluters are putting America’s coastal...