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.

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....

How One Activist Is Fighting Plastic Pollution

Blog Post | December 2, 2018 | Nicole Portley, Marine Campaigner
There are 8 billion tons of plastic on the planet. And once it’s made—it never goes away. So, where does it go? In Vietnam, it often ends up in...

Take the Clean Cruising Pledge

Campaign | November 30, 2018 | Domenique Zuber
Carnival Corporation claims that environmental stewardship and sustainability are core company values across all 10 of its cruise line brands. Yet, most of the ships on its Arctic and...

Why I’m Hopeful

Blog Post | November 21, 2018 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
It’s a strange time. And not just the political time we live in. I’m writing from Chongqing, China, where the air quality is wonderful and “healthy” (a green color...

You Can Help Us Stop Plastic Pollution This Week

Blog Post | November 19, 2018 | Domenique Zuber, Pacific Environment
This #GivingTuesday, will you help us combat ocean plastic pollution? The holiday season is just around the corner, and I want to invite you to kick it off with...

Building Zero Waste Campaigns in Vietnam

Blog Post | November 13, 2018 | Nicole Portley, Marine Campaigner
Southeast Asia, and especially Vietnam, is becoming the world’s new dumping ground. Following China’s recent import ban on recyclables, the influx of shipments of international plastic waste has been...