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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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8 ways Obama sucks on climate

Feb. 17, 2015 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Climate and Energy, FoE in the News

The new conventional wisdom among the political class is that President Obama isdoing everything he can without the cooperation of Congress to fight climate change. His administration set higher fuel-economy standards for cars and trucks. It has p...

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#flirtingwithdisaster on Valentine's Day

Feb. 13, 2015 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Climate and Energy

The onset of climate chaos and the extreme weather patterns it brings, is rapidly shaping the planet. In a globalized world, no sector is left unaffected by new weather patterns and extreme weather. Even the everyday pleasures we enjoy each Valent...

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