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.



Shrinking Forest Cover in Northern Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's forest coverage spans across an estimated 27% of the country's land, most of which consists of national parks and forest reserves. During 2010 to 2014 part of Wilpattu, the Sri Lanka's largest national park, was cleared for "humanitarian" purposes. A task...

FoE Russia Supporting Sustainable Organic Agriculture

Russian Social-Ecological Union (RSEU) - FoE-Russia, is an NGO network in the Russian Federation, with members from different parts of the country. RSEU’s mission is uniting its members to secure harmony between nature and society, conservation, restoration of nature...

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.

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