The Asia Pacific region of Friends of the Earth is the most diverse region, encompassing groups from the global North and the global South. Member groups from the region are very active in community-based struggles against mining and other extractive industries. They work hand-in-hand with indigenous peoples, peasant farmers, and fisherfolk to secure sustainable livelihoods and fight against vulnerability to environmental disasters.

 

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Covid19: Stories of Solidarity from the Asia Pacific

Coronavirus hasn’t affected everyone equally. We're sharing stories of what lockdown and life under coronavirus looks like across the Asia Pacific. Hearing from those who are among the worst affected, and how they are taking action. Malaysia: Fisher-folk switch to...

Extinguish The Fire and Clean Up The Mess Now

Immediate action must be taken to douse the fire at Baghjan oil well in the Tinsukia district of Assam.  Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific and our allies at Delhi Solidarity Group express our shock and deep concerns regarding the adverse and irreparable environmental...

BELA, 2020 Tang Prize Winner

We are pleased to announce that the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Tang Prize. The 2020 Tang Prize in Rule of Law has been jointly awarded to Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA), Dejusticia: The...

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