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.

3 Exciting Victories for Arctic Conservation

Blog Post | June 20, 2018 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Assistant
Does it feel like the Arctic just can’t catch a break these days? Living in Alaska, I see changes to the climate first hand and I hear stories from...

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...

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...

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,...

Why is the Trump Administration ignoring Alaskan communities?

Blog Post | February 5, 2018 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Assistant
For many Alaskans, the ocean is part of who they are. The state’s 40,000 miles of coastline is dotted with small Alaska Native communities that depend on the marine environment for...