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Pacific Walrus Protection and Management in a Changing Climate

Report | May 18, 2016
A new report published by Pacific Environment examines potential projects to protect and manage walrus and other ice-dependent species population in Arctic. On both sides of the International Date...

Walrus Haul-Outs on Beaches: Some Solutions

Blog Post | October 14, 2014 | Kevin Harun
In late September, about 35,000 walrus crowded together on a beach in northwest Alaska. This was not an isolated incident, but its sheer size attracted a lot of media...

Anniversary of a Milestone Voyage Highlights Call for HFO Ban

Blog Post | September 24, 2014 | Kevin Harun
First published in Ship & Bunker Forty-five years ago, just two months after Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, another historic exploration milestone took place in Alaska. The icebreaking...

Standing on Sacred Ground: Pilgrims and Tourists

Blog Post | April 4, 2014 | Evan Sparling
For generations, indigenous groups have been battling governments to protect their sacred lands. Danil Mamyev, a Pacific Environment partner and founder of the Uch-Enmek Nature Park in Russia’s Altai...

Protecting the Arctic Means Protecting Its People

Blog Post | October 9, 2013 | Kevin Harun
With climate change melting Arctic ice at an ever alarming rate, we know big changes are in store for this pristine environment. But what impact will the big meltdown...

Symbol of Environmental Mismanagement in Russia to Close

Blog Post | June 28, 2013 | Evan Sparling
Perhaps helped along by the foul odor emanating from the notorious Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev announced on a recent visit that the hugely...