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20 January 2017

The battle to prevent catastrophic climate change just got harder, according to Friends of the Earth, as Donald Trump steps into the White House today. Friends of the Earth Europe stands with colleagues on the other side of the Atlantic in rejecting and fighting against the divisive, hateful rhetoric used by Donald Trump, and in resisting his institutionalization of fossil fuel interests in the White House.

9 January 2017

Karin Nansen, coordinator of REDES/Friends of the Earth Uruguay, has been chosen as the chair of the world´s largest grassroots environmental federation for the next two years.

Ms Nansen was a founding member of REDES/Friends of the Earth Uruguay in 1988, and has worked side by side with peasant women on agroecological processes and the defense of native seeds in Uruguay and different Latin American countries.

20 December 2016

The Norwegian government has today refused a license to shoot 47 of Norway's 70 protected wolves, following an appeal and high-profile campaign from Friends of the Earth Norway. The announcement was made today by Vidar Helgesen, Norway's minister for climate and environment.

The Norwegian government concluded there was no legal basis under Norway's national protection law nor the Berne Convention to shoot protected wolves.

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