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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Online Event: 10 years after the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Next year marks 10 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011 and the subsequent nuclear accident at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The accident robbed people of their lives, livelihood, communities, and precious time with their...

Ocean Grabbing in Malaysia is Destroying Coastal Zones

Healthy oceans are critical for sustaining life, eliminating poverty and promoting prosperity. They also sequester carbon dioxide from our climate. Yet despite their importance they continue to be devastated by human activities, including coastal development and...

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.