When we protect wildlife, we protect the planet’s air, water, forests, oceans, rivers and climate. We collaborate with indigenous and local leaders to protect walrus and other ice-dependent wildlife in the Arctic and world-class salmon rivers and tigers, leopards and other endangered species around the Pacific Rim.

State of California Signals Need for Additional Measures to Tackle Toxic Pollution for Ocean-Going Vessels

Press Release | December 1, 2022
​​​​​​​ Today, California’s chief climate and air pollution regulator released a report on the status of the state’s world-first regulation to end in-port pollution from fossil fuel vessels. The...

The Heart of the Ocean: Alaska’s First National Marine Sanctuary?

Blog Post | August 25, 2022 | Brihannala Morgan
A new source of hope for sustainability and Indigenous co-management of natural resources is being developed far off the Alaskan coast. Alaĝum Kanuux̂, or Heart of the Ocean, is...

UN Shipping Body IMO Fails On Black Carbon, Lives Up To Reputation For Climate Inaction 

Press Release | April 11, 2022
A week that opened with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lambasting governments and industry for their climate inaction, and the IPCC’s Climate Mitigation report criticising the poor climate governance of...

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** – “Alaska’s Path to a Prosperous Future” Webinar Jan. 27

Press Release | January 21, 2022
ANCHORAGE, AK (Jan. 21) – A visionary panel of some of Alaska’s most innovative economic leaders will share concrete examples of how they’re building resilient, equitable, and sustainable economic...

TAKE ACTION: Tell Cruise Ships, “Enough is Enough!”

Campaign | May 11, 2020 | Domenique Zuber
Cruise companies knew the coronavirus was spreading on their ships—and yet, they continued to sail. Cruise companies know they pollute our planet by relying on dirty fossil fuels—and yet,...

Pushing to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic — A Week in Photos

Blog Post | March 20, 2020 | Dj Tyson, Arctic Program Associate
In February, our Arctic team returned to London to push for a ban on heavy fuel oil. Pacific Environment and Indigenous and international allies urged the United Nations to...