We nurture creative activism and leadership among local partners and their many community volunteers in the Pacific Rim. With every local win, we build people power to pressure for national and global action on today’s most pressing environmental challenges.

Building Citizen Strength for Zero Plastic Waste in Vietnam

Blog Post | June 27, 2019 | Nicole Portley, Marine Campaigner
Seeds planted over the past decade by communities in Vietnam have now borne fruit: the nation’s leadership has announced the intent to do something about the country’s plastic trash...

A Heartwarming Story: Russia’s Wild Tiger Population

Blog Post | February 20, 2019 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
In this cold weather season, here’s a heartwarming story from the Russian Far East. And while I’m not usually one for watching cat videos on YouTube, this story comes with...

Our Top 7 of 2018

Blog Post | January 2, 2019 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
Here are seven accomplishments I’m especially proud of this year. They would not have been possible without your generosity and passion. We won strong international protections for Arctic and Alaskan...

You Make A Difference

Blog Post | December 26, 2018 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
Now, more than ever, we depend on the courage and dedicated activism of grassroots activists like you. As our own government is denying climate change and allowing polluters to...

One Man, One Million Voices

Blog Post | December 15, 2018 | Kristen McDonald, China Program Director
Many cultures worship the lone hero who overcomes terrible obstacles in the fight for justice. True leadership, however, empowers others to become strong leaders alongside oneself. For years, Liu...

Do You Want to Take On Carbon Pollution?

Blog Post | December 8, 2018 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
Chances are that the clothes you’re wearing, the device you’re reading this on, and much of what you have in your home has spent some time on a ship....