If we want to stop runaway climate change, we have to stop burning fossil fuels for energy. We partner with local activists and indigenous leaders around the Pacific Rim to reduce fossil fuel emissions and advocate a just transition to a clean energy economy.

The U.N. Maritime Chief Visited Alaska—And This Is What Happened

March 24, 2017
Do you ever wonder what advocacy at the highest international levels actually looks like? Well, I’ve been working in this field for over 30 years and I can tell...

MEPs urge oil drill ban in the Arctic

March 16, 2017
MEPs today called for a ban on oil drilling in the Arctic, voting on a non-binding resolution aimed at dealing with new environmental and security challenges from climate change.

EU Parliament Arctic Resolution Vote Calls for Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

March 16, 2017
Brussels, 16 March 2017: Responding to today’s European Parliament 483/100 plenary vote to pass its Resolution on the Arctic, including a call “on the Commission and the Member States to...

My Turn: Arctic Council Can Protect Environment by Promoting Ban on Fuel Oil

March 7, 2017
This week the eight permanent members of the Arctic Council, six organizations that represent the Arctic indigenous peoples and numerous observer states are meeting in Juneau, Alaska, as the...

Arctic Peoples and Mammals in Crisis

January 30, 2017
Eduard Zdor protects walruses threatened by climate change and connects indigenous youth with their cultural traditions. Scientists and indigenous peoples noticed a disturbing trend among walrus populations in Chukotka...

Saving Russia’s Forest Starts with Protecting Its Big Cats

January 30, 2017
Sergei Berezniuk’s fight to protect the endangered Siberian tiger helps save an entire ecosystem. In the summer of 2012, eight Siberian tiger skins, including those of little tiger cubs,...