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In the News: Shipwreck in the Arctic

In the News | July 30, 2017 | Sue Libenson | New York Times
To the Editor: “Ships in Arctic Make Rescuers Sit ‘Up at Night’” (front page, July 24) is on point that prevention is the best course of action. Preventive measures...

Take Action: Trump Is Coming for California’s Marine Sanctuaries

Campaign | July 13, 2017 | Gordon Li
First our marine national monuments and now our national marine sanctuaries in California. President Trump recently signed an executive order that he hopes will open the door to oil...

Shipping Companies Urged To Stop Using Dirty Fuels in the Arctic

In the News | July 11, 2017 | Arthur Nelson | The Guardian
Shipping companies are under pressure to phase out use of heavy fuels ahead of a potential ban on their use in the Arctic in the coming years. The International Maritime Organisation...

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes IMO Action on Heavy Fuel Oil

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 Clean Arctic Alliance welcomed the support from Member States for...

FIELD UPDATE: Big Decision on Toxic Oil

Blog Post | July 6, 2017 | Kevin Harun
Good news this afternoon in London: The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) marine environment protection committee just approved our coalition’s proposal to deal with the issue of dangerous heavy fuel...

Petition Wants to Keep American Samoa Marine Protection

In the News | June 19, 2017 | Radio New Zealand | Radio New Zealand
An environmental group has launched an online petition aimed at preventing American Samoa’s Rose Atoll Marine National Monument from losing its protected status. In April, the US President Donald...