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.

Join Us at the Global Climate Summit!

Blog Post | September 2, 2018 | Alex Levinson
Even as some nations are failing to live up to the vision of the Paris Climate Agreement, leaders at the state, province, and city level, progressive companies, and many,...

NEWS FROM THE FIELD: Meet the “Plastic Whisperer”

Blog Post | July 20, 2018 | Domenique Zuber, Advancement Director
Zhao Zhong can determine any type of plastic simply by touching it. This extraordinary skill earned him the nickname “plastic whisperer” when he was sorting through plastic and other...

If You Love the Pacific Coast, Speak Up Today

Blog Post | July 16, 2018 | Clara Wool Bonaventura
Last weekend, I escaped the chilly San Francisco Bay Area weather by driving along California’s scenic Highway 101 to visit my sister in Los Angeles. All along this beautiful...

Clean Up Carnival Cruises

Campaign | July 9, 2018 | Domenique Zuber
Tell Carnival to stop using dirty fossil fuels! Carnival—which bills itself as “The World’s Most Popular Cruise Line”—powers its ships with one of the dirtiest fossil fuels on the...

Lake Baikal Loses a Critical Champion

Blog Post | June 20, 2018 | Jennifer Castner, Russia Program Director and Alex Levinson, Executive Director
Ecologist and indigenous activist Sergei Shapkhaev, who galvanized popular support for the world’s largest freshwater lake and protected it from industrial activities, has died in his native Buryatia in...

A Message from the Arctic

Blog Post | June 12, 2018 | Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Sheila Watt-Cloutier is an environmental, cultural, and human rights advocate from Canada and the former chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council. She is the author of “The Right to...