Pacific Environment partners with U.S. environmental groups and indigenous leaders to promote climate justice, fight offshore oil drilling in Alaska, and advocate ocean rules that protect California and Arctic coastal communities, marine wildlife and fragile coastal waters.

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...

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...

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...

NEWS FROM THE FIELD: Offshore Oil Drilling Protests in Anchorage

Blog Post | February 21, 2018 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Assistant
On February 21, I joined dozens of impassioned Alaskans to protest the Trump administration’s reckless plan to sell nearly all our coastline to Big Oil. Standing outside the Dena’ina...

Californians Voice Opposition to Offshore Drilling at Sacramento Rally

In the News | February 8, 2018 | Pacific Ocean Defense Coalition | Resource Media
Sacramento, 8 February 2018—Today, hundreds of concerned residents, elected officials, business owners, fishers, tribes, and environmental and social justice advocates attended the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) meeting in...

NEWS FROM THE FIELD: Protests in Sacramento Against Offshore Oil Drilling

Blog Post | February 8, 2018 | Clara Bonaventura, Advancement Associate
On February 8, I marched through the streets of Sacramento dressed as a whale! Why? To protect our coasts from offshore drilling. I joined over 500 activists and indigenous,...