The Arctic is ground zero for climate change. We and allies block offshore oil drilling. We route ships away from coastal communities and wildlife to avoid collisions and catastrophic oil spills. And we help propel the shipping industry into a clean energy future.

Get Heavy Fuel Oil Out of the Arctic, Say Environmental, Indigenous Reps

October 25, 2016
Keep the Arctic cold and clean by cutting out heavy shipping fuels: that’s the message from a coalition of environmental advocacy groups and Indigenous speakers who want the International...

Arctic Has to Be Heard: Inuit to Make First Address to World Shipping Group

October 23, 2016
A delegation of Arctic aboriginals that includes Canadian Inuit will use its first appearance before the group that regulates global shipping to argue that it shouldn’t be its last....

Why the Arctic is Central to the Earth’s Climate System

October 20, 2016
In September 2016, President Obama ratified the climate change deal signed by nearly 200 nations in Paris in December 2015. The agreement promises to keep the global rise in...

Why We Need to Get the World’s Dirtiest Fuel Out of Arctic Waters

October 20, 2016
The Arctic's maritime history is littered with tales of ships crushed or trapped by ice, or of vessels disappeared without a trace.

Arctic Indigenous Leaders to Push for Permanent Voice in World Maritime Body

October 20, 2016
A coalition of environmental groups is calling for a permanent voice for Arctic Indigenous communities at the world body that regulates the global maritime industry.

Battle Lines Drawn for Fiery IMO Gathering

October 20, 2016
The battle lines have been drawn for what is expected to be a fierce fight at next week’s 70th meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee...