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We Stand With All Fighting for Healthy Communities

Blog Post | November 22, 2016 | Alex Levinson
Recently in London—10 days before the U.S. election—I had the privilege of hearing my friend Eduard Zdor speak. Eduard is a Chukchi leader from the Russian Arctic who founded...

Arctic Indigenous Leaders Make Historic Address on Shipping

Press Release | October 19, 2016
Six Arctic indigenous leaders from Alaska, Canada, and Russia will travel to London next week to address the International Maritime Organization (IMO) regarding the impacts of shipping in the...

Environmental Groups Are Changing the Pollution Rules in China

Blog Post | October 5, 2016 | Kristen McDonald
When a mine leaks heavy metals into drinking water supply in China, or when school children fall sick due to contaminated soil, or when a factory exceeds its pollution...

If Russians Start Worrying About Coal...

Blog Post | September 12, 2016 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
When U.S. President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping met a few days ago to ratify and affirm the climate commitments they made in Paris, that rightly got the...

Historic Vote on Arctic Refuge

Press Release | February 26, 2016
Today, the House of Representatives took a historic vote to whether protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s Coastal Plain as Wilderness. Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) offered the House Arctic...

Chinese Environmental Group Uses Hazmat Suits to Protect a River

Blog Post | December 23, 2015 | Kristen McDonald
When plans moved forward to build another dam across the heavily polluted Xiang River, members of Green Hunan’s volunteer network dressed up in white hazmat suits to alert the...