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7 August 2014

Dressed as golfers and playing with toy turtles instead of golf balls, Friends of the Earth Cyprus demonstrated its objection today to the development of two golf courses in Limni, Cyprus. The golf courses threaten breeding grounds for rare turtles; and will be built at the expense of local people.

Cyprus
4 August 2014

For one hundred years Naturvernforbundet/Friends of the Earth Norway has been the country's leading environmental organisation. Some movements can boast that they built their country – the environmental movement in Norway is proud of its contribution to preventing their country from being dismantled. Being nature's voice, Friends of the Earth Norway secured some of the values Norwegians are most proud of: wonderful national parks, clean air, fresh drinking water, rich fishing rivers and wilderness only 20 minutes by subway from the heart of the capital.

Norway
4 August 2014

The systemic failure of the Nigerian government and oil giant Shell to clean up the horrendous oil pollution in the Niger Delta has been branded "shameful" by a group of Nigerian and international organisations today.

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