THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS, January 30, 2013 – Today a Dutch court ruled that Shell Nigeria is responsible for polluting farmlands in a landmark case brought by four Nigerian farmers and Friends of the Earth Netherlands.
The Summit of the Peoples of Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe will take place in Santiago, Chile from January 25 to 27.
Four Nigerians who have been victims of multinational oil giant Shell’s polluting activities in the Niger Delta are striving for justice. They are hoping a Dutch court will issue a verdict in their favour on 30 January, as part of a ground-breaking legal case filed against the Anglo-Dutch oil corporation.
Friends of the Earth International, the world's largest federation of grassroots environmental groups, expresses its solidarity with the families of Cristian Ferreyra and Miguel Galván, members of the Peasant Movement of Santiago del Estero (MOCASE), and to all who support the fight against the advance of agribusiness in Argentina.
Costa Rica: Ecologist Movement Challenges GM Law
Uruguayan environmental activist warns about advance of agribusiness and land grabbing in the world
Friends of the Earth International's support for the people of Palestine struggling against environmental violations of the Israeli occupation, was welcomed by participants at a three day conference in Bethlehem.
Social and environmental organizations expose new trade agreements between the EU and Central America, Peru, Colombia
BRUSSELS (BELGIUM), SAN JOSE (COSTA RICA), December 11, 2012 – Today, in response to the European Parliament’s passing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Colombia and Peru, and an Association Agreement with Central America, social and environmental organizations warn in a public statement  about the negative impacts of these agreements on the people and the environment .
Friends of the Earth International marks December 10 – the international day for human rights – by reflecting on the sacrifices and victories of environmental activists around the world. Human rights abuses perpetrated against environmental activists have gained more and more attention in recent times.
On the last day of the COP 18 UN climate talks, European youth gathered in Brussels have drafted this open letter to Connie Hedegaard, the EU commissioner for climate action. Please read the letter we have sent to her, and forward it far and wide.