A group in Brazil called Amazonia Brasileira also uses the name Friends of the Earth Brazilian Amazonia. This could imply that they are a member of our federation. They are not a member and their ethos is contrary to ours. This blog post aims to set the record straight.
Francisco Pineda of the Environmental Committee of Cabañas, El Salvador has won the 2011 Goldman Prize for Francisco Pineda for his work in stopping a gold mine from destroying El Salvador’s dwindling water resources and the livelihoods of rural communities throughout the country.