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Historic victory: judge forces Shell to drastically reduce CO2 emissions.
The Hague, 26 May 2021 - For the first time in history, a judge has held a corporation liable...26 May, 2021
Justice at last – Dutch court orders Shell to compensate Nigerian farmers for oil spill harm.
"Victims of environmental pollution, land grabbing, or exploitation now have a better chance to win a legal battle against...05 February, 2021
Defending territories and indigenous peoples’ rights in Malaysia
Among the tropical forests and mangroves of biodiversity-rich Borneo, the indigenous communities of Sarawak have lived in harmony with...11 December, 2020
Mobilize, resist, transform: Friends of the Earth groups among millions mobilizing for climate justice across the world
The world’s streets came alive with the footsteps and voices of climate protestors, from 20-27 September 2019, as millions...03 October, 2019
People Power in Action: Women leading Palestine’s energy transformation
Many people in Palestine live with extreme energy scarcity. Due to Israeli occupation since 1967, local communities have no sovereignty...26 August, 2019
Progress for peoples and Nature at COP14, but corporate influence continues
Negotiations at the 14th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity produced some successes for peoples...13 December, 2018
Celebration and resistance: Friends of the Earth mobilizes in global Week of Action for climate justice
As scientists published their clearest warning yet about the consequences of failing to act to stop climate change, Friends...16 October, 2018
Celebrating Australia’s fracking ban
Communities lead the way in protecting their land, water and climate.12 September, 2017
Making history: El Salvador becomes first country to ban metal mining
El Salvador made history last week by becoming the first country ever to ban metal mining. The success of...11 April, 2017
European financiers “seek to exit” Agua Zarca
Amsterdam/Brussels/Tegucicalpa, May 8th, 2016 - Friends of the Earth International and Friends of the Earth Europe welcome the decision...09 May, 2016