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Indonesia’s Cancellation of Thousands of Plantation and Mining Permits Should Be Followed by Restitution of Land to Local Communities

The Indonesian government's decision is a positive step in taking responsibility for reigning in corporate abuses. Read More

P&G dogged by controversy on forests, human rights at annual meeting for third year in a row

Environmental advocacy groups raised concerns and activists protested for a third year in a row at Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) annual general meeting of shareholders. Read More

California Governor Newsom fails to pass the Deforestation Free Procurement act

Amidst ongoing wildfires, California Governor Gavin Newsom today vetoed the California Deforestation Free Procurement Act Read More

US Congress to introduce bill to curb global deforestation

Friends of the Earth welcomes today’s announcement of the Forest Act, a new bipartisan bill to be introduced in the U.S. Senate that seeks to put an end to U.S. agribusiness’s role in enabling illegal deforestation globally. Read More

Assemblymember Kalra and Bill Sponsors Celebrate Passage of AB 416, a Landmark Bill to Make California a Leader in Fighting Tropical Deforestation

AB 416 will ensure that California is not inadvertently contributing to tropical deforestation and encourages more transparency and sustainable practices across the board. Read More

Climate advocacy groups launch ‘vote no’ campaign against P&G Board of Directors

Climate groups are launching a campaign encouraging investors to vote against two key members of Procter & Gamble’s Board of Directors. Read More

California moves to disentangle its spending from global deforestation

AB 416, the California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act, ensures that state contracts are not playing part in the commodity-driven deforestation crisis in either the boreal or tropics. Read More

FOE calls on Governor Cooper to preserve North Carolina’s forests

Today community leaders and organizations from rural North Carolina counties impacted by the wood burning biomass industry held a press conference, rally, and delivered a petition to Gov. Cooper. Read More

Media Advisory: Where’s Governor Cooper on North Carolina’s Forests?

This will be the first in a series of public education and action events focused on the growth of the dirty industry in rural Eastern NC, the poorest and most racially diverse region in the state. Read More

National, North Carolina groups warn EPA that dirty electricity isn’t renewable fuel

Over 75 climate and social justice groups sent a letter sent today to the EPA, calling on Administrator Regan to prevent electricity from wood biomass, factory farm gas, and landfill gas from qualifying under the Renewable Fuel Standard. Read More