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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ASEAN, STAMP OUT THE ROOT CAUSES OF THE FOREST FIRES

Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific (FoE Asia Pacific) is concerned that the ecocide caused by forest fires in Indonesia is also causing the haze in the South East Asian region, predominantly in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines. The haze is...

Fukushima Today and Japan’s Energy Future 2019

Over eight years have passed since the Fukushima nuclear crisis began.  In 2017, evacuation orders were lifted from “evacuation order cancellation preparation zones” and “restricted residence zones.” The evacuation orders had applied to about 81,000...

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