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.




CELCOR/Friends of the Earth Papua New Guinea (PNG) initially launched its NO COAL IN PNG CAMPAIGN in November 2018 in response to the interest of an Australian ASX-listed company Mayur Resources Ltd, in developing a coal industry in Papua New Guinea. This year, CELCOR...

New VIDEO Testimony: Konno Sumio, Fukushima Evacuee

Friends of the Earth Japan, in cooperation with the NGO Peace Boat have launched a new video testimony of the current situation in Fukushima. This latest video features an interview with Mr Konno Sumiko, who evacuated from his home in the town of Namie, Fukushima....

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.