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.

RAIPON Reinstated: “A Collective Achievement”

Blog Post | March 20, 2013 | Domenique Zuber
Rodion Sulyandziga was able to breathe a sigh of relief last week when Russia’s Ministry of Justice announced that the country’s leading indigenous organization would be allowed to operate...

Solar Power in Rural Siberia

Blog Post | February 28, 2013 | Evan Sparling
Thanks to Oksana Engoyan, traditional shepherds now carry solar cells instead of diesel generators to their summer pastures in Altai’s mountains. Sandwiched along the border with Mongolia and China,...

Harnessing Social Media to Challenge Coal in China

Blog Post | February 21, 2013 | Alex Levinson
In China, where coal is king, Pacific Environment is harnessing the power of social media to show that the emperor is wearing some very dirty clothes. We just launched...

Forward on Climate – Impressions from a Day of Action

Blog Post | February 19, 2013 | Domenique Zuber
When I arrived at 1 Market Plaza in San Francisco this past Sunday, I saw an entire city block filled with people demanding  that President Obama block the Keystone...

Russian NGOs Challenge “Foreign Agents” Label

Blog Post | February 8, 2013 | Domenique Zuber
  Since late last year, Russian NGOs that receive support from abroad are required to register as “foreign agents” under new legislation aimed at discrediting NGOs by labeling them...

“In the Russian Far East, it’s easier to meet a poacher than a tiger.”

Blog Post | December 21, 2012 | Domenique Zuber
Poaching is the principal threat to the Siberian tigers’ survival. The animals are killed in retaliation for attacking cattle and as hunting trophies. There is also demand for their...