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.

Biden Administration Approves Climate Warming Oil Project Despite Overwhelming Opposition

Press Release | March 13, 2023
Today, the Biden administration approved ConocoPhillips’ Willow project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, despite the 4.5 million comments received from Americans calling to reject this climate harming project. The...

Pacific Environment Applauds Historic Oceans Treaty

Press Release | March 7, 2023
United Nations conference chair and Singapore’s Ambassador for Oceans and Law of the Sea Issues Rena Lee announced a historic international treaty to protect the high seas, which covers...

Our Top 7 of 2022

Blog Post | December 26, 2022 | Domenique Zuber
We had a great year with many important wins. But none of this would have been possible without our supporters. This support helps Pacific Environment collaborate with brave grassroots...

Helping Achieve Landmark Protections for Nature at U.N. Biodiversity Summit COP15

Blog Post | December 20, 2022 | Jim Gamble and Hai Nguyen
We traveled to the biodiversity summit in Canada to help ensure that the world commits to protecting 30% of our oceans by 2030.  And we have great news to...

Go hard and early: UN’s historic opportunity to act on shipping

Press Release | December 16, 2022
The stage is set for the UN to finally call time on greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping, following a week of climate talks at the International Maritime Organization...
Maersk ship

UN Shipping Agency Inches Towards 2030 Emission Reduction Goal

Press Release | December 9, 2022
This week’s round of technical talks at the UN’s maritime regulator showed countries are prepared to phase out shipping emissions by 2050. More crucially, support appears to be building...