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Friends of the Earth International press releases.
 

Shell fails to stop nigeria flaring, again

May 2, 2007 – On the day prior to oil giant Shell's quarterly earnings report (May 3), Friends of the Earth International called on the Anglo-Dutch company to immediately respect a court order to stop gas flaring in Nigeria by 30th April. Gas flaring is a destructive practice which costs the African country about US$2.5 billion annually, while more than 66% of its population is estimated to live on less than US $1 a day.

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climate change mitigation

April 27, 2007 -- The world's leading scientists and world governments are to meet in Bangkok, Thailand from 30 April ahead of publication on May 4 of the third part of a key United nations report on climate change.

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photo competition

April 26, 2007 -- Friends of the Earth International today announces the launch of its second annual photo competition, which will gather photos on the theme of food & agriculture from around the globe. The best shots will feature in a Friends of the Earth International 2008 wall calendar and in a cookbook.

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Indonesian mine pollution ruling

24 April 2007 -- Friends of the Earth International, the world's largest grassroots environmental network, is extremely disappointed by today's verdict on a mining pollution case in North Sulawesi (Indonesia) which shamefully ignored compelling evidence.

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world bank still fuelling climate change

April 13, 2007 -- On the eve of the World Bank’s annual Spring Meetings (Apr. 14-15) Friends of the Earth International challenged the bank's 184 government shareholders to halt all funding for projects contributing to climate change.

world bank still fuelling climate change - Read More…

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