Southeast Asian waters are home to some of the most complex and diverse ecosystems on the planet. We help partners protect ocean and coastal waters from plastic trash and increased ship traffic, which is harming wildlife and coral reefs.

NEWS FROM THE FIELD: Meet the “Plastic Whisperer”

Blog Post | July 20, 2018 | Domenique Zuber, Advancement Director
Zhao Zhong can determine any type of plastic simply by touching it. This extraordinary skill earned him the nickname “plastic whisperer” when he was sorting through plastic and other...

Our Top 5 of 2017

Blog Post | January 3, 2018 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
The most powerful force on Earth is people power. Every day, people around the Pacific Rim who are finding new and creative ways to protect us all from climate...

Trash Talk: Community Leaders Are Fighting Ocean Plastic Trash

Blog Post | December 17, 2017 | Nicole Portley, Marine Campaigner
Plastic trash is choking our oceans. Meet Dr. Xuan Thi Quach, who is cleaning up one of the world’s top ocean plastic polluters: Vietnam. Vietnam has a rapidly growing...

Report Details Human Rights Violation For US Financed Coal Plant

Press Release | October 21, 2014
Today, the Sierra Club, 350.org, Carbon Market Watch, Pacific Environment, and Friends of the Earth U.S. released a report detailing the catastrophic human rights, labor, and environmental violations at...

The U.S Export-Import Bank's Dirty Dollars

Report | October 21, 2014
Pacific Environment and allies Sierra Club, 350.org, Carbon Market Watch, and Friends of the Earth U.S. released the results of an investigation that revealed shocking new details on the...

International Financing Denied for Thai Binh II Coal Plant

Press Release | July 19, 2013
A leading U.S. Government finance agency, the Export-Import Bank, yesterday voted to deny financing for the polluting and inefficient Thai Binh II coal power plant in Vietnam based on...