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Snow Leopards Saved From Gas Pipeline

Blog Post | October 11, 2013 | Evan Sparling
After years of local and international resistance, Russia’s oil giant Gazprom finally abandoned plans to build a gas pipeline that threatened indigenous cultural sites and untouched wilderness in the...

You Spoke Up and the U.S. Coast Guard Is Listening

Blog Post | July 3, 2013 | Kevin Harun
Earlier this year, Pacific Environment exposed how the U.S. delegation to the U.N. agency overseeing the creation of new international shipping rules in Arctic waters led the charge for...

Symbol of Environmental Mismanagement in Russia to Close

Blog Post | June 28, 2013 | Pacific Environment
Perhaps helped along by the foul odor emanating from the notorious Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev announced on a recent visit that the hugely...

China's Water Watchdogs

Blog Post | June 27, 2013 | Kristen McDonald
First published in China Water Risk Mao Ge is a volunteer from the small city of Xiangtan, Hunan Province. He was contacted two years ago by our partner Green Hunan...

Protecting America’s Great Lakes and Russia’s Lake Baikal

Blog Post | June 26, 2013 | Eugene Simonov
Pacific Environment brought together conservationists from Russia and the United States to protect two of the world’s most important freshwater lake ecosystems from hydropower damage. The North American Great...

A Win in Our Fight Against Dangerous Oil Spill Chemicals

Blog Post | June 13, 2013 | Alex Levinson
Pacific Environment often opposes poorly planned oil drilling because of the grave risk of oil spill disasters. But it turns out even the clean-up can cause ecological and human...