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.



Marking 34 years since the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Friends of the Earth Japan, in cooperation with Peace Boat, are launching a series of video testimonies of the current situation in Fukushima in 6 languages. This will begin on April 26, marking 34 years since the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. Nine years have passed...

COVID-19: An Opportunity for System Change

In light of International Seeds Day today, we want to plant a seed of hope for a better planet. Covid-19 has revealed the urgent need for system change and solidarity. It has shown that all our struggles are interconnected. It has been more than a month since the...

Friends of the Earth International are the world’s largest grassroots environmental network, uniting 76 national member groups and some 5,000 local activist groups on every continent.

Real World Radio services social movements  around the world as part of the communications of Friends of the Earth International.  RWR produces information in Spanish and English.