The Russian Far East, Siberia and Altai boast vast wilderness and iconic wildlife: tigers, leopards, bears and salmon. Local and indigenous groups defend the region’s natural and cultural treasures against fossil fuel extraction, reckless gold mining and illegal logging and educate the public on coal’s dangerous health harms.

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...

Take Action to Protect the Arctic Ocean from Dirty Shipping

Blog Post | September 24, 2016 | Kevin Harun
Arctic Ocean ice just hit another all-time low. With more open water comes increased ship traffic. Some of the ships traveling through pristine Arctic waters are powered by the...

If Russians Start Worrying About Coal...

Blog Post | September 12, 2016 | Alex Levinson
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...

Pacific Walrus Protection and Management in a Changing Climate

Report | May 18, 2016
A new report published by Pacific Environment examines potential projects to protect and manage walrus and other ice-dependent species population in Arctic. On both sides of the International Date...

Communities Tell Their Stories at the Paris Climate Talks

Blog Post | November 6, 2015 | Domenique Zuber
With the Paris climate conference only a month away, the world is getting into gear to address many serious global issues on an international scale. During the climate talks, Pacific...