Many ships use outdated and dangerous fossil fuels to travel the oceans. We lead international coalitions that advocate a ban on oil in the Arctic and a transition to clean energy for the shipping industry. We also seek laws that protect wildlife and coastal communities by keeping ships out of sensitive areas.

The U.N. Maritime Chief Visited Alaska—And This Is What Happened

March 24, 2017
Do you ever wonder what advocacy at the highest international levels actually looks like? Well, I’ve been working in this field for over 30 years and I can tell...

MEPs urge oil drill ban in the Arctic

March 16, 2017
MEPs today called for a ban on oil drilling in the Arctic, voting on a non-binding resolution aimed at dealing with new environmental and security challenges from climate change.

EU Parliament Arctic Resolution Vote Calls for Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

March 16, 2017
Brussels, 16 March 2017:- Responding to today’s European Parliament 483/100 plenary vote to pass its Resolution on the Arctic, including a call “on the Commission and the Member States...

EU Parliament Arctic Resolution Vote Calls for Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

March 16, 2017
Brussels, 16 March 2017: Responding to today’s European Parliament 483/100 plenary vote to pass its Resolution on the Arctic, including a call “on the Commission and the Member States to...

World Maritime Body Presents Polar Code to Arctic Council Meeting in Alaska

March 10, 2017
It was the first time that an IMO secretary general had participated at an Arctic Council SAO meeting. Participants of the Arctic Council meeting discussed other key topics such...

My Turn: Arctic Council Can Protect Environment by Promoting Ban on Fuel Oil

March 7, 2017
This week the eight permanent members of the Arctic Council, six organizations that represent the Arctic indigenous peoples and numerous observer states are meeting in Juneau, Alaska, as the...