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.



Indigenous cultures hold secret to shaping post-COVID-19 world

Written by Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center (LRC)/ Friends of the Earth Philippines Reducing nature as a commodity is a gamble that allows homo sapiens to make a killing. Almost every big check from human activity—a palm oil plantation, a gold mine, or a coal...

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.