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Making “Zero Waste” Cool in Vietnam

Blog Post | December 13, 2020 | Nicole Portley
Professor Nhan Nguyen brings his passion for reducing plastic waste into the classroom at RMIT University in Ho Chi Minh City. “Climate change and plastic pollution are the environmental issues of...

Protecting People from Pollution—and COVID-19

Blog Post | December 5, 2020 | Pacific Environment
While it may seem unusual for an environmental group to provide medical relief, for Zhang Jun, temporarily pivoting his organization to COVID-19 relief made sense. When the COVID-19 crisis...

This #GivingTuesday, help us take on plastic pollution

Blog Post | December 1, 2020 | Pacific Environment
Did you know that more than 90% of plastic waste is never recycled? Instead, most of it is being sent to landfills and incinerators, or polluting our land and...

Tell Wikipedia to Name Oil Spill Culprit

Blog Post | September 23, 2020 | James Gamble
Remember Exxon Valdez? How about the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill? Even decades later, these man-made environmental disasters are having a lasting impact on our planet, harming people and...

In solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Blog Post | June 5, 2020 | Pacific Environment
Pacific Environment’s staff and leadership express solidarity with protesters in the Bay Area and everywhere who have taken to the streets over the murder of George Floyd by a...

Alaskans can move on from fossil fuels and flatten the climate curve

In the News | May 20, 2020 | Juneau Empire
Pacific Environment’s Kay Brown writes that it’s time for Alaskans to rethink their relationship with oil and proposes a two-pronged approach.