No to Oil Extraction

Role of fisherfolk highlighted in the framework of campaign against oil activity in Togo

As part of their campaign “No to Oil Extraction”, environmental organization Friends of the Earth Togo visited the port of Lomé, capital of the country, to express their solidarity with the local fisherfolk together with the African network “Fishnet Alliance”, who strongly opposes oil activity. The visit took place in  … Read more

Wasteful packaging

Interview with Alodia Pérez (Friends of the Earth Spain) about main conclusions and proposals included in new “Unwrapped” report

“The use of plastic packaging does not necessarily help people to reduce household food waste”, states the report recently published by Friends of the Earth Europe, which was conceived as a tool to generate less food and plastic waste. Plastic packaging is often described as a means to avoid food  … Read more

Seeds and knowledge

El Salvador: Food Sovereignty Market and panel to analyze the situation in Latin America ahead of Friends of the Earth Assembly

The crisis of biodiversity and the crisis of democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean. These two issues were addressed by Ricardo Navarro, Goldman Prize winner and founder of the Salvadoran Center for Appropriate Technologies, CESTA, and former Chair of Friends of the Earth International, at the biodiversity and native  … Read more

Defending the People

A week of struggle in the streets of Porto Alegre

Last week, Porto Alegre, Brazil was the center of mobilizations in that country in defense of democracy and the right of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to run as candidate in October national elections. The former president faced trial on Tuesday at the 4th Federal Regional Tribunal (TRF4)  … Read more