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Did We Learn Anything from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill?

Blog Post | March 27, 2014 | Kevin Harun
This year’s traditional Iditarod dog sled race began, as usual, with great excitement along the snowy streets of my hometown, Anchorage, Alaska. Dogs yelped and cried, straining their harnesses,...

Russia Celebrates International Day of Rivers

Blog Post | March 18, 2014 | Eugene Simonov
First published on Rivers without Boundaries On March 14, 2014, at public hearings in the town of Mogocha, located in Zabaikalsky Province in eastern Russia near the border of...

Creating a Strong Polar Code Is Our Priority

Blog Post | March 3, 2014 | Kevin Harun
We all know climate change is having a huge impact here in the northland – and with it the Arctic Ocean is changing rapidly. Arctic sea ice is disappearing...

Endangered Western Gray Whales Once Again Saved From Big Oil

Blog Post | February 21, 2014 | Evan Sparling
A few months ago we told you about a great victory for the Western Gray Whale: Shell Oil and Russian oil giant Gazprom scrapped its plan to build an...

Shell Abandons Plan for Drilling in Arctic Seas

Blog Post | January 31, 2014 | Alex Levinson
Yesterday, the CEO of Shell Oil announced sharply lower earnings and canceled plans to try to drill in Arctic seas off the coast of Alaska.  While couched in terms...

Groups Sue Feds for Endangering Marine Mammals

Press Release | January 27, 2014
Navy’s Lethal Mid-Frequency Active Sonar and Explosives Slated to Harm Marine Mammals Nearly Ten Million Times during 2013-2018 Training Period