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New Year’s Resolution: Bea asks you to do three things for the bees in 2016

New Year’s Resolution:  Bea asks you to do three things for the bees in 2016   Every year, millions of honey and native bees and untold number of other insect pollinators are killed by pesticides used on seeds for corn, soybeans, sunflowers, fruits and other ... Read More

Reflecting on The Paris Climate Agreement Makes Me Glad, Sad and Mad

Reflecting on The Paris Climate Agreement Makes Me Glad, Sad and Mad Considering the contents of the Paris Agreement triggers mixed emotions.  I’m glad, sad and mad all at the same time.  Glad that 195 countries could reach an agreement that signals ... Read More

Waiting for a miracle of political will

Waiting for a miracle of political will Paris. Day 12. The final draft text was released at 9pm Thursday night and exhausted negotiators are discussing it today, Friday, with the goal of releasing a final text tomorrow. ... Read More

Media Releases

PMRA Must Go!

PMRA Must Go! The Commissioner on Environment and Sustainable Development audit results confirm that Canada must replace the PMRA Friends of the Earth Canada says no trust left for PMRA (January 26, 2016 ... Read More

Too little but not too late to fix Canada’s broken pesticide ‎regulation!

Ottawa – Friends of the Earth Canada welcomes the end of conditional registrations of pesticides announced by the Minister of Health but says that discontinuing the practice won’t fix an ... Read More

Outcome appeal against Shell: victory for the environment and the Nigerian people

Outcome appeal against Shell: victory for the environment and the Nigerian people PRESS RELEASE Friends of the Earth Netherlands (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 18, 2015) – Four Nigerian farmers and Friends of the Earth Netherlands welcome today’s ruling by the Court of ... Read More

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