Oceans are home to most of the life on our planet. They also regulate the climate and provide food to billions of people. We partner with local and indigenous communities to protect ocean and coastal ecosystems from catastrophic oil spills, rapidly increasing ship traffic and ocean trash.

Climate Advocates, Community Groups: Target Shipping Commitment Step in the Right Direction, But Not Enough

Press Release | September 21, 2022
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (September 22, 2022) – Global retail giant Target joined other big retailers, including Amazon and IKEA, in a landmark commitment to move its products off...

Ports Playbook for Zero-Emission Shipping

Report | September 20, 2022
The Ports Playbook for Zero-Emission Shipping focuses on three main tracks: commitments, policy, and progress. These tracks lay out nine actions that will end port pollution, accelerate the market...

Pacific Environment, Opportunity Green release ports playbook for zero-emission ocean shipping

Press Release | September 20, 2022
NEW YORK CITY (September 20, 2022) – In connection with Climate Week NYC 2022, Pacific Environment and Opportunity Green released a playbook for ports to accelerate action in the...

The Heart of the Ocean: Alaska’s First National Marine Sanctuary?

Blog Post | August 25, 2022 | Brihannala Morgan
A new source of hope for sustainability and Indigenous co-management of natural resources is being developed far off the Alaskan coast. Alaĝum Kanuux̂, or Heart of the Ocean, is...

Pacific Environment Calls on President Biden to Deliver Climate Emergency Executive Order, End Fossil Fuel Expansion

Press Release | August 12, 2022
Washington, DC (August 12, 2022) — Congress passed a historic reconciliation package with key climate provisions (170 yeas to 123 nays). The Inflation Reduction Act is projected to cut...

Ship It Zero Resolution Passes Long Beach City Council 

Press Release | June 22, 2022
LONG BEACH – Yesterday evening, the Long Beach City Council unanimously passed a Ship It Zero Resolution 6-0. Long Beach City Councilmember Cindy Allen introduced the resolution on Earth...