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Senators Advance Controversial Aquaculture Bill, Threatening Coastal Economies and Ecosystems

The last thing we should be doing is allowing corporations to dump even more toxins into our oceans by rubber-stamping these dangerous developments

Friends of the Earth condemns passage of Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act

This extraordinarily expensive pipe dream is just false rhetoric propagated by the fossil fuel industry in an attempt to save itself.

Over 100 Groups Oppose Democrats’ Energy Bill as Insufficient

Over 100 groups — including major environmental, climate and progressive organizations — released a letter urging members of Congress to oppose the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act (HR 4447)

50,000+ people tell CDC to extend no-sail order for cruise ships

More than 50,000 people have signed a petition led by environmental advocacy organizations Stand.earth and Friends of the Earth US calling for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to extend its no-sail order for cruise ships, due to the risk that resumed operations would pose to public health and the environment.

Green Groups Statement on Facebook’s Policy Climate Science Information Center

Facebook admits climate disinformation on its platform is a rampant problem, but is only taking half measures to stop it.

Over 157,000 Consumers Call on Home Depot and Lowe’s to End Sales of Cancer-Linked Roundup

Home and garden stores can make a significant difference in reducing the use of this toxic product

Largest US Investors Undermine Efforts to Halt Rainforest Destruction, new report finds

As rainforests across the tropics face another year of devastating fires, a new report from Friends of the Earth shows that largest U.S. asset managers, BlackRock, State Street and Vanguard – known as the Big Three – have explicitly undermined efforts by consumer brands and agribusiness companies to halt deforestation.

Major Cruise Lines receive Fs from WatchDog Group

Friends of the Earth released the 2020 edition of its Cruise Ship Report Card today, documenting the environmental footprint of the cruise industry and grading 18 cruise lines and their 193 ships.

Federal Government Steps Forward On Approving Harmful Aquaculture Facility Off San Diego, CA

NOAA announced its intent to prepare an EIS for a facility off the coast of San Diego, bringing this risky project one step closer to reality

COVID-19 and Oil Workers’ Dangerous Conditions: 40+ Organizations Urge Secretary Bernhardt to Reduce Disease Risk

Over 40 organizations sent a letter today to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, U.S. Coast Guard, and the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration urging them to address recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in the oil and gas industry that put workers and nearby communities at risk.