Please join Friends of the Earth Czech Republic in calling on their government to abandon plans to cut down large areas of previously protected forest rich in biodiversity and home to endangered wildlife.
Friends of the Earth International stands in solidarity with individuals and communities defending their rights all over the world. Find out what we're doing and how you join us.
On March 11, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 struck the north-east coast of Japan causing a major tsunami and serious damage across northern Japan. Friends of the Earth Japan is collecting money to support the reconstruction of the damaged region and campaign for the rights of people affected by the nuclear disaster.
Colombia has experienced the worst floods in several years. More than two million people have been affected by widespread flooding that has been ongoing since September 2010.
Thanks to the work of campaigners in Costa Rica and around the world a court has ordered the Crucitas gold mine in Costa Rica to close.
Friends of the Earth International is shocked and saddened to announce the murders of two human rights observers in Mexico last month.
Efforts to tackle climate change are under threat from the disastrous practice of tar sands excavation carried out by some of the major oil companies. Together with the UK charity Fair Pensions we called on pension providers to pressure BP and Shell to disinvest in tar sands.
Friends of the Earth International strongly condemn the police operations in the Tzeltal communities in the state of Chiapas, which have evicted families from the Biosphere of Montes Azules, Lacandon Jungle. The evictions are thought to have taken place to make way for palm oil plantations.
On February 17, 2010, Victor Galvez a leader of the Natural Resources and Indigenous Peoples Rights group (FRENA) became the third member of the group to lose his life in suspicious circumstances. FRENA is involved in exposing the excessive charges levied by energy company Unión FENOSA in Guatemala. Your help is needed in denouncing and calling for an investigation into these deaths.
Hundreds of campaigners recently called on the Prime Minister of Swaziland to uphold the rights of local communities evicted from their land and intimidated in the name of conservation. We now await the government's response.
During the Global Mobilization in Defense of Mother Earth a man was tragically killed as he took to the streets to peacefully demand that the Guatemalan state respect its peoples and Mother Earth. Please join us in condemning his and others' assassinations and in calling on the government of Guatemala to bring the perpetrators to justice.
On 26 August 12 indigenous Awá people were assassinated as they slept. The police are not investigating these murders or any other indigenous murder that has taken place so far this year. Join FoE Colombia and indigenous groups in calling on the authorities to investigate the murders and protect the rights of indigenous peoples.
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Friends of the Earth International statement on the return of the legitimate President of Honduras to the country.
Call on the government of Alan Garcia to end the massacre of the indigenous peoples of Peru, and to pay for its crimes.
After protests from around the world the Ecuadorian government has reinstated the license of the environmental group Acción Ecológica.
Friends of the Earth Costa Rica /COECO-Ceiba urgently need your help.
On January 12, 2010 Haiti suffered a magnitude 7.0 earthquake, along with numerous aftershocks. Two months later, as many as 300,000 people were thought to have lost their lives and more than a million were homeless.