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.

You Spoke Up and the U.S. Coast Guard Is Listening

Blog Post | July 3, 2013 | Kevin Harun
Earlier this year, Pacific Environment exposed how the U.S. delegation to the U.N. agency overseeing the creation of new international shipping rules in Arctic waters led the charge for...

Protecting America’s Great Lakes and Russia’s Lake Baikal

Blog Post | June 26, 2013 | Eugene Simonov
Pacific Environment brought together conservationists from Russia and the United States to protect two of the world’s most important freshwater lake ecosystems from hydropower damage. The North American Great...

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...

Why is the U.S. Okay with Trashing the Arctic?

Blog Post | March 29, 2013 | Kevin Harun
When you throw a piece of trash from your car window, or get rid of your old computer in the woods anywhere in the United States, you’re violating littering or dumping laws, and...