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Stop the prosecution of human rights defenders in Honduras

Stop the prosecution of human rights defenders in Honduras

On September 12, Berta Caceres, Tomás Gomez, and Aureliano Molina, leaders of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) must appear in court.

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Europeans forced to drive with more rainforest-destroying biofuels

Europeans forced to drive with more rainforest-destroying biofuels

Friends of the Earth Europe comes with new figures on the eve of a crucial vote in the European Parliament on biofuels policy.

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Friends of the Earth Africa: Africa is Sovereign and will not be Re-colonized!

An Open Letter from Friends of the Earth Africa, signed by many NGO's and other groups from Africa and other parts of the World, which is being handed over to several Danish Embassies all over Africa.

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Friends of the Earth Australia calls for transparency on climate aid and recognition of customary land rights in Indonesia

Friends of the Earth Australia has called on the Australian government to initiate an open review of its failed experiment in climate aid in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, citing a lack of transparency and a lack of effective engagement with issues surrounding customary forest rights as key failings of the government’s approach.

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Activist Murdered as 10th National Meeting Against Dams and for Rivers Kicks Off

Thirty year old Noé Vazquez Ortiz was stoned to death while preparing for the opening ceremony of the 10th meeting of the Mexican Movement of People Affected by Dams and For Rivers (MAPDER) on Friday, August 2, in Veracruz, Mexico.

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Update August 20: Three dead, others still in danger following Sri Lankan water protest

Since this post was originally published earlier this month, the Dipped Products Glove factory, which had been the target of protests, has been ordered to relocate and may close pending further government invesitations.

Update August 20: Three dead, others still in danger following Sri Lankan water protest - Read More…

Shell, Clean up your mess in Ogoniland

Two years ago, the UN's Environment Programme (UNEP) handed Shell a report detailing the devastation caused by the oil company's operations in Ogoniland and listing measures it should take to clean up this mess. Guess what? Two years later not one of these recommended measures has been implemented. Shell refused to meet Friends of the Earth Germany/ BUND for a handover of this petition in person, so we are handing over the signatures online. Follow hashtag #ShellCleanUp for more. Ask Shell to clean up its mess in Ogoniland. Send a message to Shell CEO Peter Voser through the form below.

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International Mangrove Day

On International Mangrove Day, we reflect on the urgent need to protect and preserve mangrove forests, such as La Tirana on the coast of El Salvador, and their fragile ecosystems

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Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA) launches Publish What You Pump Campaign

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) today (July 24, 2013) launched a new campaign titled "Publish What You Pump", which aims to fill the gap in the present Publish What You Pay and the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) processes.

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