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.

An Open Letter to the International Maritime Organization on Ship Scrubbers

Blog Post | May 14, 2019 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
Dear Mr. Kitack Lim, International Maritime Organization Secretary-General: We are writing to draw your urgent attention to new information regarding the efficacy of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) to...

Guide to the International Maritime Organization

Blog Post | April 26, 2019 | Pacific Environment
Updated February 13, 2020 — The Guide to IMO is a resource for anyone looking to get a crash course in what the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is and...

Mapping Carnival’s Destructive Wake

Blog Post | March 22, 2019 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Assistant
Imagine: Sheer walls of blue ice wedge their way through mountains to meet the sea. Humpback whales rise to the surface to feed on gulps of herring and krill....

Which Arctic or Subarctic Marine Mammal are You?

Blog Post | March 15, 2019 | Pacific Environment
Earth’s northern waters are home to some of the most unique wildlife. From a swimming unicorn to a melonheaded friendly ghost to a super intelligent creature named for the...

Celebrate Marine Life with Us this #WorldWildlifeDay!

Blog Post | February 28, 2019 | Nicole Portley, Marine Campaigner
From the Arctic to Asia Pacific, this year we are celebrating marine life. Check out our new video to see how much our lives depend on healthy oceans. Pacific...

Clean Arctic Alliance Hails Progress on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Press Release | February 22, 2019
London, February 22, 2019 – As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 6) closes today in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance welcomed...