×

Trump is stripping protections for Bears Ears & Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

Donate and stop Trump from destroying these wild places!

Donate Now!

Continue to FOE.org

News
Victory for people and the planet as EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns

This victory belongs to the hundreds of thousands of activists who fought to protect the Environmental Protection Agency from a corrupt crony who was destroying it from the inside. 

Consumer, Environmental, Farmer Groups Demand Strong GMO Food Labeling Standards

Today, Center for Food Safety (CFS) and dozens of consumer, environmental, and farming organizations and companies submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the agency’s long-awaited proposed regulations for the mandatory disclosure of foods produced using genetic engineering (GE or GMO).

Report: Liberian Palm Oil Company GVL Destroyed Dense Rainforests, Violated Land Rights, Endangered Chimpanzee Habitat

A new report revealed today that since 2015, palm oil company Golden Veroleum Liberia has destroyed at least several hundred hectares of forests that are vital habitat for chimpanzees and other endemic species and are the primary source of livelihoods for communities in rural Sinoe County, Liberia.

Senate Passes Status Quo Farm Bill

At a time of ecological crisis, this Farm Bill worsens the disastrous impacts of climate change, collapsing biodiversity and severely degrading soil, water and air.

100+ groups call on Kroger to eliminate toxic pesticides on food

Today farmworkers, students, public health, beekeeping, environmental, faith-based and consumer groups held a protest at Kroger’s (NYSE: KR) annual shareholder meeting, calling on the company to sign onto the Fair Food Program and commit to eliminate toxic pesticides from its supply chain.

Inspector General to Investigate Zinke over Halliburton Meeting

Zinke's shady backroom dealings with the chairman of Halliburton is yet another example of a Trump appointee profiting from his office at the expense of our environment.

Leading NGOs expose greenwashing by U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, demand real sustainability plan

We are especially concerned that companies like Walmart, Costco, McDonald's, Darden and Wendy’s will make sustainability claims to their customers based on the Roundtable’s meager and misguided metrics.

Senate bill attacks U.S. fisheries and oceans policy

The legitimization of industrial ocean aquaculture in our waters will wreak havoc on ocean ecosystems.

Environmental Groups Target Culture of Secrecy at Zinke’s Interior Department with New Lawsuit

Friends of the Earth has filed 63 requests for information on Interior Department meetings with oil companies such as BP and Exxon around their drilling for oil on American public lands and has received no response.

Kroger releases new policy to limit bee-killing pesticides on garden plants

If Kroger is serious about protecting pollinators, people and the planet, it must phase out the use of toxic pesticides on the food it sells and increase its domestic organic offerings.