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Friends of the Earth’s blog is a staff-run blog that provides policy analysis, insight and commentary about the environment and other progressive issues, advances our campaigns, and builds momentum for a healthy and just world.

Worst bee die-off in 40 years

May. 14, 2013 / Posted by: Lisa Archer / Categories: Blog, Food and Technology / Tags: Lisa archer

Updated May 2013: Take action here to tell Home Depot, Lowe's and other stores not to carry products containing bee-killing neonicotinoids. Spring is in the air, and as we plant our vegetable gardens and enjoy the blossoming flowers, it’s e...

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Introducing the 2013 Goldman Prize winners

Apr. 22, 2013 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Blog / Tags: Erich pica

This week is always a special week for Friends of the Earth U.S. Around this time every year, the Goldman Environmental Prize announces the recipients of its prestigious award. Modeled after the Nobel Peace Prize, the Goldman Environmental Prize h...

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Robin Hood comes to Congress

Apr. 17, 2013 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth / Tags: Erich pica

This morning, I joined Representatives Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) as well as the leaders of Health Gap, National Nurses United, National Peoples Action, Demos and Vocal to announce the introduction of the Inclusive Prosperi...

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