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RSEU experts presented the results of monitoring the pressure on environmental defenders at the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation

On February 17, the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation hosted a round table “Observance of the rights of activists and NGOs that oppose environmental offenses”. The event was organized by the Coordinating Council for Ecological Welfare under the Civic Chamber of...

KTNC Watch condemns Korean NCP for failing indigenous peoples who lost their forests to palm oil plantations

Empty “ESG Management Recommendations” inattentive to victims’ voices are only deceptive Korea’s NCP should do its part in providing remedies for victims instead of advertising company and government policies On the 18th of January, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and...

Environmental Watch in Palestine

  The new Environmental Watch Newsletter is out now. Browse the stories below or view the newsletter here.   Exploiting Natural Resources, Depriving Palestinians and Violating Human Rights Israel’s Exploitation of Palestinian Natural Resources in...

Pressure on activists and NGOs protesting against climate change and unsustainable energy in Russia

Since the 2000s, legislation regarding environmental protection and public participation has been weakened while legislation on NGOs and civil society has grown more restrictive: this has led to the proliferation of unresolved environmental problems throughout the...

Samsung C&T fined 15.3 million USD for a large-scale fire at an Oil Palm Plantation in Indonesia

On November 10, 2021, Riau District Court, Indonesia, sentenced Samsung C&T’s subsidiary in Indonesia to a fine of 15.3 million USD for violating the Law 32 of 2009 on Protection and Environmental Management. In September 2019, a large-scale fire broke out burning...

WE’RE HIRING – Cross Programme Campaign Coordinator

We are looking for a Cross Programme Campaign Coordinator to join Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific.   Position Title: Cross Program Campaign Coordinator Position: Part time 2 days a week Project Period: One year, starting in January 2022 Salary: Commensurate...