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Bean Sprout Theater: Learning to Love the Environment

Blog Post | December 20, 2012 | Kristen McDonald
At the stage of Flower Theater in Lanzhou City, Gansu Province, a group of environmental volunteers engaged in a strange but wonderful rehearsal. Each of them took a deep...

Tweeting Shuts Down Polluter

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Domenique Zuber
Brother Mao was walking along the Xiangtan River near his home of Xiangtan, Hunan Province, when he noticed thick red sewage streaming into the river from a nearby chemical...

Why Protect the Great Barrier Reef When You Can Have Yourself an Aquarium?

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Doug Norlen
I don’t know about you, but I prefer my nature wild, not behind Plexiglas. Sadly, not everyone agrees. In early October, the U.S. Government’s export promotion agency, Export-Import Bank,...

Courage Trumps Fear

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Domenique Zuber
Aleksey Gribkov did not back down when Russia’s state security agencies harassed him and his organization to drop a lawsuit that ended up becoming a landmark legal victory for...

Tweeting Shuts Down Polluter

Blog Post | October 1, 2012 | Domenique Zuber
Mao Ge Uses the Power of Social Media to Fight Water Pollution in China. Mao Ge was walking along the Xiangtan River near his home of Xiangtan, Hunan Province,...

Congratulations Caroline Cannon 2012 Goldman Prize Winner

Press Release | April 12, 2012
Pacific Environment is pleased to announce that Caroline Cannon will receive the Goldman Environmental Prize this evening in San Francisco. We nominated Ms. Cannon for this prestigious award for...