People have a right to healthy, sustainable livelihoods and cultural self-determination. We collaborate with local people to protect traditional economies and create new ways to safeguard the natural resources traditional economies depend on.

Stop Trump's Attack on Alaska Salmon Rivers

Campaign | September 20, 2017 | Domenique Zuber
President Trump and his fossil fuel buddy Scott Pruitt at the EPA are teaming up to destroy the world’s most productive salmon ecosystem in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Despite decades...

Trump Administration Is Gearing Up to Destroy Alaska Wild Salmon

Blog Post | September 20, 2017 | Sue Libenson
It’s almost hard to fathom unless you’ve seen it in person. Black ribbons of salmon—wild, Alaska salmon—running up clear rivers through spectacular, unspoiled country as far as you can see....

FIELD UPDATE: Big Decision on Toxic Oil

Blog Post | July 6, 2017 | Kevin Harun
Good news this afternoon in London: The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) marine environment protection committee just approved our coalition’s proposal to deal with the issue of dangerous heavy fuel...

Council Right to Address Fuel Risks

In the News | May 12, 2017 | Kevin Harun | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
As a former Fairbanks Borough Assembly member, I am very excited that this week, my hometown is host to foreign ministers from across the Arctic. Arctic challenges are accruing...

Switch to Cleaner Fuels Could Lower Risk for Arctic Shipping

Press Release | April 18, 2017
Washington D.C., April 18th, 2017:- A report published today by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), Alternatives to heavy fuel oil use in the Arctic: Economic and environmental...

Russian Partner Seeks Political Asylum in U.S

In the News | April 16, 2017 | Megan Doyle | Portland Press Herald
Once, as a young man in 1991, Pavel Sulyandziga hid in the trunk of a car to catch one minute on an airport landing strip with Boris Yeltsin, who...