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.

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Blog Post | November 7, 2018 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
Grassroots activists are at the forefront of the fight for a just transition to clean energy. This fight has only become more urgent with the recent U.N. report by...

Stop Polluting the Arctic, Indigenous Leaders Tell Carnival

Blog Post | October 24, 2018 | Domenique Zuber
If you signed our petition demanding that cruise ship operator Carnival clean up its dirty ships, your voice is now being heard in the hallways of corporate power. This...

Arctic Indigenous Leaders to Carnival: Stop Polluting the Arctic

Press Release | October 24, 2018
24 October 2018, Southampton, UK – This morning, a delegation of Arctic Indigenous leaders and marine and environmental experts delivered a petition signed by 104,000 concerned people from countries...

This is What Climate Change Looks Like in Alaska—Right Now

Blog Post | October 3, 2018 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Assistant
In Utqiaġvik, Alaska, the northernmost community in the United States, last winter’s temperatures were so warm that algorithms in weather monitoring stations were flagging them as false. Biologist Craig...

This Chinese “Environmental Grandma” Fights Rampant River Pollution

Blog Post | November 30, 2017 | Deng Ping, China Program Consultant
Last year, I accompanied Yun Jianli on a surprise visit to a wastewater treatment plant in her hometown Xiangyang in Hubei Province. We were investigating river pollution and asked...

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...