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Communities Win International Protections for the Arctic Ocean

Blog Post | May 25, 2018 | Kevin Harun, Arctic Program Director
Reporting directly from London, I’m excited to tell you that yesterday was a big day for Arctic waters and wildlife. Indigenous leaders and environmental activists like me convinced the...

A Rare Win for Eco-Activists in Siberia

Blog Post | May 22, 2018 | Innokenty Grekov, Russia Program Associate
Something unheard of happened in Siberia last month: A district court canceled a permit for a new open-pit coal mine. The big winner? The environment. In 2016, the provincial...

Tell Trump the Arctic Ocean is Not for Sale

Blog Post | April 19, 2018 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Assistant
The Trump administration is moving forward with its disastrous plan to hand Alaska’s waters over to Big Oil. Its first target? The Beaufort Sea in the Arctic Ocean. Tell...

Not Sitting on the Fence: A Coal Check-in with Vladimir Slivyak of Ecodefense!

Blog Post | March 1, 2018 | Jennifer Castner, Russia Program Director, and Kesha Grekov, Russia Program Associate
Not Sitting on the Fence: A Coal Check-in with Vladimir Slivyak of Ecodefense! The people who live near Berezovsky coal mine are fed up. On February 17, local citizens took to the streets near the Siberian town of Novokuznetsk...

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Worried About Heavy Fuel Oil

In the News | February 22, 2018 | Kevin Harun, Arctic Program Director | Alternet
There is a serious threat lurking in the Arctic that has largely escaped attention from the public and the media. Once possible only in the dreams of intrepid sea...

Tell Trump the Arctic Ocean is Not for Sale

Campaign | February 26, 2018 | Domenique Zuber
The Trump administration is moving forward with its disastrous plan to hand Alaska’s waters over to Big Oil. Its first target? The Beaufort Sea in the Arctic Ocean. Make...