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 Trump and his administration that you want to #ProtectTheArctic. Located above Northeastern Alaska between Point Barrow and Canada, the Beaufort...

Clean Arctic Alliance Hails IMO Move to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil From Arctic Shipping

Press Release | April 13, 2018
London, 13th April 2018:- The Clean Arctic Alliance applauded progress by International Maritime Organization member states today towards banning use of the world’s dirtiest fuel – heavy fuel oil – from Arctic shipping, and called for Member States to make every effort to adopt and rapidly implement a ban by 2021, as...

A Potential Arctic Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil Gains Momentum

In the News | April 6, 2018 | Kevin McGwin | Arctic Today
What do soybeans have to do with Arctic pollution? Consider the 2004 wreck of the Selendang Ayu, a Malaysian-registered cargo...

Trump Administration Takes Step to Re-Open Protected Arctic Ocean to Drilling

Press Release | March 28, 2018
Anchorage, AK March 28, 2018:– The Trump Administration took a giant step toward oil and gas drilling in the...

Not Sitting on the Fence: A Coal Check-in with Vladimir Slivyak of Ecodefense!

Blog Post | March 1, 2018 | Jennifer Castner, Russia Program Director, and Kesha Grekov, Russia Program Associate
Not Sitting on the Fence: A Coal Check-in with Vladimir Slivyak of Ecodefense! The people who live near Berezovsky coal mine are fed up. On February 17, local citizens...

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 Trump and his administration that you want to #ProtectTheArctic. Located...

Not Sitting on the Fence: A Coal Check-in with Vladimir Slivyak of Ecodefense!

Blog Post | March 1, 2018 | Jennifer Castner, Russia Program Director, and Kesha Grekov, Russia Program Associate
Not Sitting on the Fence: A Coal Check-in with Vladimir Slivyak of Ecodefense! The people who live near Berezovsky coal mine are fed up. On February 17, local citizens took to the streets near the Siberian town of Novokuznetsk in the heart of Russia’s famed Kuzbass region, one of the largest...

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...

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...

Alaskan Voices Will Not Be Silenced By Big Oil

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...

A Potential Arctic Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil Gains Momentum

In the News | April 6, 2018 | Kevin McGwin | Arctic Today
What do soybeans have to do with Arctic pollution? Consider the 2004 wreck of the Selendang Ayu, a Malaysian-registered cargo vessel that broke in half after running aground in the Aleutian Islands, spilling its cargo of soybeans, as well as the contents of its fuel tanks: a common type of...

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Worried About Heavy Fuel Oil

In the News | February 22, 2018 | Kevin Harun, Arctic Program Director | Alternet
There is a serious threat lurking in the Arctic that has largely escaped attention from the public and the media. Once possible only in the dreams of intrepid sea captains, ships just started traveling through the icy Arctic even in the depths of winter. New shipping routes and increasing...

Increasing Public Participation in China’s Environment

In the News | February 14, 2018 | Hanyuan Guo, Kristen McDonald and Zhao Zong | China Water Risk
In recent years, public participation has emerged in environmental protection field and has been viewed by authorities as a...

Californians Voice Opposition to Offshore Drilling at Sacramento Rally

In the News | February 8, 2018 | Pacific Ocean Defense Coalition | Resource Media
Sacramento, 8 February 2018—Today, hundreds of concerned residents, elected officials, business owners, fishers, tribes, and environmental and social justice advocates...

Ban Heavy Fuel Use in Sensitive Waters

In the News | January 16, 2018 | Sue Libenson | The Guardian
The stricken tanker now sunk offshore of Shanghai should give pause to all with concern for the ocean, especially...

Clean Arctic Alliance Hails IMO Move to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil From Arctic Shipping

Press Release | April 13, 2018
London, 13th April 2018:- The Clean Arctic Alliance applauded progress by International Maritime Organization member states today towards banning use of the world’s dirtiest fuel – heavy fuel oil – from Arctic shipping, and called for Member States to make every effort to adopt and rapidly implement a ban by 2021, as...

Trump Administration Takes Step to Re-Open Protected Arctic Ocean to Drilling

Press Release | March 28, 2018
Anchorage, AK March 28, 2018:– The Trump Administration took a giant step toward oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Ocean today in a territory that is currently off-limits to drilling. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced it will publish in the Federal Register tomorrow a call for...

Environmental Organisations and Shipping Industry Call for Carriage Ban on Non-Compliant Fuel

Press Release | January 22, 2018
Brussels, 22 January 2018- Leading environmental organisations and the global shipping industry have joined in calling for an explicit prohibition...

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes IMO Action on Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Risk

Press Release | July 7, 2017
London, July 7, 2017:- As the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) concluded  today, the...

Trump Attempts to Recklessly Expand Offshore Drilling

Press Release | April 28, 2017
President Trump announced that he would attempt to reverse the permanent protections against expanded offshore drilling in America’s Arctic...

Pacific Walrus Protection and Management in a Changing Climate

Report | May 18, 2016
A new report published by Pacific Environment examines potential projects to protect and manage walrus and other ice-dependent species population in Arctic. On both sides of the International Date Line, indigenous communities and scientists are seeing less sea ice and more walruses hauling out in greater numbers on land....

Conservation Investment Strategy for the Russian Far East

Report | November 20, 2014
  Drawing on local expertise and lessons learned from the past 25 years, Pacific Environment’s report, Conservation Investment Strategy for the Russian Far East, establishes a forward-thinking set of priorities to achieve important conservation successes in the Russian Far East and the Arctic in the next decade. Over the...

The U.S Export-Import Bank’s Dirty Dollars

Report | October 21, 2014
Pacific Environment and allies Sierra Club, 350.org, Carbon Market Watch, and Friends of the Earth U.S. released the results...

Frozen Future: Shell’s Ongoing Gamble in the Arctic

Report | February 25, 2014
“The U.S. Arctic Ocean presents almost a perfect storm of risks – a requirement for a long-term capital-intensive investment...

Bay Area Smart Energy 2020

Report | March 1, 2012
Bay Area Smart Energy 2020 – At a Glance “Audaciously ambitious,” Forbes Magazine Our report “Bay Area Smart Energy...