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Partner Wins 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize

Blog Post | April 28, 2014 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
With all of the negative attention Russia is receiving in the news lately, it’s easy to overlook the many inspiring people who are fighting for social and environmental justice...

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...

Cleaner Energy for Cleaner Air in China

Blog Post | April 2, 2014 | Kristen McDonald
Air pollution is strongly linked to premature death in China. According to a study by the World Health Organization, it contributed to some 1.2 million deaths in 2010. The...

U.S. Government Suspends Consideration of Funding for Yamal LNG

Blog Post | March 31, 2014 | Doug Norlen
First published in the Huffington Post On March 25, 2014, my Huffington Post blog, Will the U.S. Fund Russian Gas Exports?, reported on the U.S. Government’s consideration of funding...

Did We Learn Anything from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill?

Blog Post | March 27, 2014 | Kevin Harun
This year’s traditional Iditarod dog sled race began, as usual, with great excitement along the snowy streets of my hometown, Anchorage, Alaska. Dogs yelped and cried, straining their harnesses,...

Russia Celebrates International Day of Rivers

Blog Post | March 18, 2014 | Eugene Simonov
First published on Rivers without Boundaries On March 14, 2014, at public hearings in the town of Mogocha, located in Zabaikalsky Province in eastern Russia near the border of...