Two people dressed as penguins hold a banner saying save us from climate change in a Japanese city

Friends of the Earth Japan, created in 1980, was one of Japan’s first NGOs to work on international environmental problems. Learn more about the wide range of activities they work on. Our nuclear and energy program is a big priority. The program’s aims include the phase-out of nuclear power and the realization of an “energy…

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MEDIA ADVISORY, 27 March, 2014 — La Via Campesina, Friends of the Earth International, Focus on the Global South, World Rainforest Movement and more than 120 organizations from around the world sent a letter to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO, in Rome, on the occasion of March 21st, the UN…

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As 2013 ended, we were forced to consider that the year saw the situation in Mozambique deteriorating quite a bit. Already in 2012, there was a marked decrease in the civil society space and a lack of openness for serious and transparent dialogue with the government. We entered 2013 with hope, convinced that things certainly…

Australia has shut down the Kalimantan Forests and Climate Partnership (KFCP), leaving most of the project’s targets unmet. When announced in September 2007, the US$47 million project was described as aiming to protect 70,000 hectares of peat forest, re-flood 200,000 hectares of peat land, and plant 100 million trees. But a 2012 report on the…

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