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.

Ship Traffic Threatens Arctic

Blog Post | February 28, 2013 | Kevin Harun
Climate change is melting the Arctic ice cap at an alarming rate. As the ice recedes, it gives way to new new sea routes—setting the stage for a dramatic increase in...

Letter to the Arctic Environmental Ministers on Black Carbon

Press Release | February 4, 2013
We, the undersigned non-governmental organizations, write to urge you to use the occasion of the historic second meeting of Arctic environment ministers to strongly encourage Arctic states to take...

The World’s Top 3 Climate Change Threats

Blog Post | January 31, 2013 | Alex Levinson
Do you know what China, Australia, and the Arctic have in common? Apart from stunning scenery, it turns out that each is home to one of the 3 biggest...

Meet Kevin Harun, Our New Arctic Director, Who Hitchhiked His Way to the Heart of the World

Blog Post | January 31, 2013 | Dorsey Kilbourn
As a 19-year old, Kevin Harun adored actress Mary Tyler Moore; he was convinced that it would be a great adventure to track her down in Minnesota. When he...

Conservation Organizations Urge Through Review of Arctic Drilling

Press Release | January 28, 2013
In a letter sent to Interior’s Acting Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Tommy Beaudreau today, thirteen conservation groups ask that a review of Shell’s 2012-2013 Arctic drilling...

Conservation Groups Ask Obama for Suspension of Arctic Drilling

Press Release | January 10, 2013
Today CEOs from Alaska Wilderness League, Center for Biological Diversity, Clean Water Action, Defenders of Wildlife, Earthjustice, Environment America, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, League of Conservation Voters, National...