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The Luxury Liner of the Future

Feb. 23, 2015 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: FoE in the News, Oceans and Forests

Watching the process of loading a cruise ship is a bewildering spectacle of logistics and organization. Tons of food and drink join a seemingly endless assembly of trucks packed with other essential supplies—lugging aboard a menagerie of goo...

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Ugandan farmers sue over palm oil land grab

Feb. 19, 2015 / Posted by: Jeff Conant / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

Farmers in Uganda evicted by oil palm plantations filed a lawsuit today against a joint venture co-owned by palm oil giant Wilmar International. The farmers, with the support of Friends of the Earth Uganda, are demanding restitution and fair compe...

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Coalition tells U.S. Export-Import Bank: don't use U.S. dollars to finance coal project that threatens the Great Barrier Reef

Feb. 11, 2015 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth, News Releases, Oceans and Forests

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a coalition of scientists, business owners, Australian elected officials, and civil society groups from the U.S. and Australia -- including the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth U.S. -- sent a letter to U.S. Expo...

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