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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.

FOE-US Statement on the Coup in Honduras

Aug. 11, 2009 / Posted by: AMatisoff / Categories: Blog

UPDATE: Two months after the coup in Honduras, the coup regime has refused to accept diplomatic options to return the county to democracy. In light of these developments, the US State Department officials made it clear that they are considering le...

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Whale impaled by cruise ship

Aug. 3, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

We received a big reminder of the threat to whales from large, ocean-going ships this past week as the Sapphire Princess, a cruise ship returning from a voyage to Alaska, impaled a fin whale likely north of Vancouver Island. Knowledge of the strik...

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Senate Must Fix Biofuels Mistakes

Jul. 22, 2009 / Posted by: KMcmahon / Categories: Blog

Many bad deals were made to help pass a major climate and energy bill in the House. Some of the most egregious were brokered on behalf of corporate agribusiness by Rep. Collin Peterson (D - Minn.) and his Agriculture Committee. Now we have to pres...

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Global Warming Pollution from Ships to be Discussed at IMO

Jul. 15, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

New international regulations to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from ships will be considered in London next week at the United Nation’s International Maritime Organization meeting which is being held from July 13 to July ...

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