What we do

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Climate & Energy Justice campaigns

For over 40 years Friends of the Earth has campaigned on the understanding that you can't separate environmental and social justice issues and with climate change there is no difference.

Friends of the Earth Nuclear Free Campaigner, Dr Jim Green writes that there is nothing to justify the the hype of small modular reactor...
Michael Moore's new documentary, Planet of the Humans' (POTH) has been watched by millions, and has attracted an extraordinary amount of commentary, since it...
High-risk geoengineering projects are violating UN moratoria On World Oceans Day, members of a global coalition of 195 organisations in 45 countries are raising...

Land & Water campaigns

Friends of the Earth believe that it is time to live in harmony with the natural environment and stop trying to tame it with excessive land clearing and mining, deforestation and pesticide use.

Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific and our allies at Delhi Solidarity Group express our shock and deep concerns regarding the adverse and irreparable...
Communities barricaded a bridge in Chical, close to the Colombian border, on January 17 to express their frustration with mining companies continuing to explore...
Los Cedros Reserve in Northern Ecuador is of outstanding ecological significance. Los Cedros is 4800 ha in size, of which 85% consists of highly...

Food & Technology campaigns

Friends of the Earth believe all people have the right to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods and that technological advances need to be proven safe before they are deployed.

Louise Sales – They were the poster children of the gene editing revolution. In 2014, the US company Recombinetics announced they had developed gene...
The Melbourne Friends of the Earth Food Coop team have been working around the clock to continue to serve our Collingwood community and provide...
As reported on ABC’s Background Briefing, Victoria based company – Total Livestock Genetics – has bred dairy cows from ‘gene edited’ bulls whose genomes...

Economics for Earth campaigns

Capitalism and Neo-liberal policies are driving causes of much of the destruction we see on the planet today - we believe there is a better way to do things.

First State Super today released its new Climate Change Adaptation Plan, with the headlines being that Australia’s second biggest superannuation fund would finally start to...
Despite repeated pledges and policies to the contrary, Australia’s big four banks have once again increased funding to the expansion of the fossil fuel...
Friends of the Earth member group, Healthy Futures, have secured a huge win for our future, our world and for people's health everywhere. Superannuation fund,...

Indigenous Land & Rights campaigns

Australia was colonised and the resulting Frontier Wars stripped land and rights from the original inhabitants who for millennia maintained a sustainable custodianship over these lands.

Friends of the Earth Perth, School Strike 4 Climate and aligned environmental groups will be rallying in solidarity with First Nations people to demand...
Friends of the Earth Australia stand in solidarity with the uprising for Black lives in Minneapolis and across the United States.
This media release was issued by the Goori Sovereign Land Council on 20 March 2020.