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.

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...

2013 Whitley Award Winner Eugene Simonov

Blog Post | May 3, 2013 | Galina Angarova
Pacific Environment is proud to announce the winner of the 2013 Whitley Award – our own Eugene Simonov. The award is well deserved; it recognizes Eugene’s talent, years of hard...

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...

Conservation Groups Ask Obama for Suspension of Arctic Drilling

Press Release | January 10, 2013
Today CEOs from Alaska Wilderness League, Center for Biological Diversity, Clean Water Action, Defenders of Wildlife, Earthjustice, Environment America, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, League of Conservation Voters, National...

“In the Russian Far East, it’s easier to meet a poacher than a tiger.”

Blog Post | December 21, 2012 | Domenique Zuber
Poaching is the principal threat to the Siberian tigers’ survival. The animals are killed in retaliation for attacking cattle and as hunting trophies. There is also demand for their...