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.

Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban Inches Forward, but loopholes denounced as “outrageous”

Press Release | February 21, 2020
London, Friday February 21, 2020: NGOs and Indigenous groups today cautiously acknowledged progress by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and its Member States in agreeing on a draft regulation on...

Over 46,000 people told polluter to keep dirty ships out of National Park

Blog Post | February 19, 2020 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Associate
Over 46,000 people want Carnival Corporation’s dirty cruise ships out of Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park. We made sure the National Park Service got that message. Two years ago,...

IMO Meeting: Will Shipping Summit Act to Protect Arctic from Spills and Emissions?

Press Release | February 17, 2020
London, February 17, 2020: NGOs today called on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to protect the Arctic marine environment from the impacts of international shipping, by agreeing to a new...

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market

Press Release | January 27, 2020
London, January 27, 2020 – Responding to the discovery that some of the new blended low sulphur shipping fuels developed and marketed by oil companies to comply with IMO...

UN shipping chief told to lead sector in taking climate action

Blog Post | January 20, 2020 | Pacific Environment
In this letter, six environmental groups – Pacific Environment, the Clean Shipping Coalition, EcoDes, EDF, Clima e Sociedade (iCS), and WWF – congratulate Kitack Lim on his election to...

Our Top 5 of 2019

Blog Post | December 23, 2019 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
With the support of activists like you, we are building people power around the Pacific Rim to fight climate change, defend the oceans, promote open and inclusive societies, and...