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.



The Devastating Impacts of TOD Walini

‘Jakarta Bandung’ Fast Train project and the Belt and Road Initiative Source: WALHI/Friends of the Earth Indonesia. The controversial ‘Jakarta Bandung’ Fast Train project (Kereta Cepat Jakarta Bandung or KCJB) is one of a number of infrastructure developments being...

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.