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Broad Coalition of More than 100 Organizations Oppose Industrial Ocean Fish Farming

More than 100 organizations today formally announced their united opposition to industrial ocean fish farming in U.S. waters. The move comes as some members of Congress are attempting to force through legislation to develop offshore fish farming nationwide.

Coalition Responds to Canadian Government Plan to Nationalize the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Project

Despite widespread opposition to the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, which would bring in 890,000 barrels of crude oil per day across Canada and out through the international Salish Sea waters in oil tankers, the Canadian government announced today that it will buy the pipeline in an attempt to guarantee its construction.

Toxic Mega-Merger between Bayer and Monsanto gets approval from Department of Justice

The Department of Justice formally announced today its approval of the Bayer-Monsanto merger, contingent upon divestments from the two companies.

Financing for Pebble Mine Collapses

By pulling out of the agreement to finance Pebble Mine, First Quantum Minerals finally listened to the overwhelming opposition from the people of Bristol Bay and throughout Alaska. The company’s decision to back out of Pebble Mine is a great victory for people and the planet.

International Maritime Organization adopts key international routing and protection measures for Bering Sea

As climate change continues to alter the Arctic, it is imperative that Indigenous communities and practices are not threatened by large-scale commercial marine activity.

Groups Challenge Trump Administration’s Rubber-stamping of Keystone XL Permit

Environmental and landowner groups today argued in federal court that the Trump administration’s rubber-stamp approval of a cross-border permit for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline violated environmental laws and should be vacated.

Over 140 businesses, farmers and organizations call on Senate Agriculture Committee to support the National Organic Standards Board

One of the top reasons consumers buy organic food is to avoid toxic pesticides. If the National Organic Standards Board is weakened, the organic standards could be opened to allow toxic pesticides.

Global Campaign Exposes BlackRock for Devastating Climate Impacts of Investments

BlackRock, with over $6.3 trillion of assets under management, is a leading investor in sectors driving climate change: coal, oil, gas and deforestation, as well as the banks that finance them.

Honeybee death survey masks true scale of pollinator crisis

These dire honeybee numbers add to the consistent pattern of unsustainable bee losses in recent years that threatens our food system, but they are the tip of the iceberg.

Herman Morris, Jr., Former Head of MLGW, Joins Friends of the Earth’s Efforts in Memphis

Former president and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas and Water and past City Attorney, Herman Morris, Jr., has joined Friends of the Earth as an adviser. Morris will work with Friends of the Earth on current and future projects geared towards educating Memphis-area residents on energy efficiency and cost-saving initiatives.