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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Does Spring Come To Stolen Forests?

Korean CSOs call on Korean Government and corporations to take immediate measures to stop serious deforestation and human rights violations in the palm oil industry   Korea Federation for Environmental Movements (KFEM) and Advocates for Public Interest Law (APIL)...

VICTORY! UN Decides to Control Global Plastic Waste Dumping

VICTORY! 187 countries have just taken major step forward in curbing the plastic waste trade by adding plastic to the Basel Convention in Geneva  Countries now have the right to know about and refuse plastic exported to their shores. #breakfreefromplastic...

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