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2010

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Nov 15, 2010

The Lobby Cleaner gets to work

by PhilLee — last modified Nov 15, 2010 02:31 PM

Lobby Cleaner is sick and tired of the lack of transparency in Business Europe's lobbying in the EU. They've been blocking legislation on climate change and then saying they're climate friendly. Obviously their organisational system's got a blockage somewhere - so who else to clean it up but Lobby Cleaner & her Cleaning Squad?



Mar 04, 2010

Nigeria: The impact of gas flaring in the Niger Delta

by PhilLee — last modified Mar 04, 2010 02:42 PM

Poison Fire follows a team of local activists as they gather “video testimonies” from communities on the impact of oils spills and gas flaring. We see creeks full of crude oil, devastated mangrove forests, wellheads that has been leaking gas and oil for months. We meet people whose survival is acutely threatened by the loss of farmland, fishing and drinking water and the health hazards of gas flaring

Feb 10, 2010

Tin mining destroys forests and coral reefs in Indonesia

by PhilLee — last modified Feb 10, 2010 12:16 PM
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Mining for metals causes a lot of damage to the environment. Indonesia is a major tin producer. Tin is used for tin cans and electronics. It is produced by digging big holes in forest areas, and by dredging the sea bottom. International regulations for mining are non-existent. Friends of the Earth wants companies to be held responsible for the environmental impact of the metals they purchase.

Feb 03, 2010

Killing Fields the battle to feed factory farms

by PhilLee — last modified Feb 03, 2010 04:07 PM
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This ground breaking film investigates the impacts of growing soy in South America to feed factory farms in Europe. Our campaign gives people unwittingly caught up in this damaging chain hope that they can break out of it.