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Symbol of Environmental Mismanagement in Russia to Close

Blog Post | June 28, 2013 | Pacific Environment
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...

China's Water Watchdogs

Blog Post | June 27, 2013 | Kristen McDonald
First published in China Water Risk Mao Ge is a volunteer from the small city of Xiangtan, Hunan Province. He was contacted two years ago by our partner Green Hunan...

A Win in Our Fight Against Dangerous Oil Spill Chemicals

Blog Post | June 13, 2013 | Alex Levinson
Pacific Environment often opposes poorly planned oil drilling because of the grave risk of oil spill disasters. But it turns out even the clean-up can cause ecological and human...

Settlement Protects Marine Animals from Oil-Spill Disperants

Press Release | May 30, 2013
A court settlement filed today requires the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard to ensure that toxic oil-dispersing chemicals used in federal waters off California will not...

The Arctic – the New Wild West

Blog Post | May 3, 2013 | Kevin Harun
Centuries ago, European settlers stumbled upon the New World, a pristine world teaming with wildlife and abundance. Immediately the race was on to exploit these resources which were thought...

Among Coal’s Toxic Emissions

Blog Post | May 3, 2013 | Zhao Zhong
On April 3, 2013, I met two girls playing outside their rural home in the Xigu District near Lanzhou, in Gansu Province, China. Like most kids, they were playful...