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Blog: Friends of the Earth International solidarity mission to Palestine - Part 2

Chair of Friends of the Earth International Jagoda Munic reflects on the international solidarity mission to Palestine

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Friends of the Earth groups mark the second Global Frackdown

Friends of the Earth groups around the world took action to mark the second annual global day of action against fracking, known as the Global Frackdown on Saturday October 19.

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Scottish National Party responds to call on banning dirty gas

Communities and environmental groups converged on the Scottish National Party (SNP) conference on Saturday, October 19, to call on the Scottish Government to be the first in the UK to ban unconventional gas. Demonstrators voiced their concerns about plans to drill for coalbed methane, explore for shale gas and experiment with underground coal gasification in Scotland, highlighting areas of the country under threat from gas companies. October 19 was the second ever Global Frackdown Day, and protests took place in 28 countries around the world.

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Friends of the Earth South Africa appeal to President Jacob Zuma on fracking

October 19 marks the global day of action against fracking, known as the Global Frackdown. Friends of the Earth South Africa/ Groundwork sent the letter below to President Jacob Zuma.

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Global month of action on energy

October 11 marks the beginning of a month of worldwide public protest and action to say no to dirty energy, and to support clean, renewable alternatives.

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Take action for the second Global Frackdown!

On October 19 2013, people around the world will gather to make their voices heard in unanimous rejection of fracking. The second annual Global Frackdown is an opportunity for people to learn and share their knowledge about hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and let policy makers know that the tide has turned: Fracking will not be tolerated.

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Punishing peaceful protest: environmental activists need more protection from human rights violations

Working to make the world a cleaner, fairer place can be a dangerous and thankless task. Occasionally, voices for justice and equality, like Mandela or the Dalai Lama XIV, are praised internationally. But most of the people who make great personal sacrifices to protect our collective wellbeing are people you and I have never heard of – and some of them are in danger all the time.

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Pinocchio Awards 2013: cast your ballots!

Les Amis de la Terre/Friends of the Earth France, in partnership with CRID (Centre de Recherche et d’Information pour le Développement /Research and Information Centre for Development) and Peuples Solidaires – Action Aid France, have opened public voting for the Pinocchio Awards 2013.

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Blog: Friends of the Earth International solidarity mission to Palestine - Part 1

Chair of Friends of the Earth International Jagoda Munic reflects on the international solidarity mission to Palestine

Blog: Friends of the Earth International solidarity mission to Palestine - Part 1 - Read More…

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