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We’re working around the world, supporting our partners on the ground in tropical countries. Find out more about where we’re involved and what we’re doing.

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Nickel mining in Sulawesi

Jun 2, 2021

180+ organizations and academics reject extractive-heavy EU Green Deal

Plans to drastically increase mining in Europe and in the global South are bad news for the climate, ecosystems and human rights around the world.

Three loggers sawing a freshly felled tree

39,662 supporters

Nigeria: save Cross River State's unique forests!

Spectacular trees reach for the sky in one of the last rainforests in Nigeria. They could soon be destroyed by rampant illegal logging and a new logging road.

European SLAPP Contest logo

Indonesia

Korindo scores big as “International Bully of the Year”

And the winner of this year’s European SLAPP Contest is... Korindo! The Indonesian conglomerate takes this year’s prize as “International Bully of the Year”.

Protest march

May 16, 2021

The 2021 European SLAPP Contest – vote for your “favorite” legal bully!

The Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE) is holding its first annual European SLAPP Contest – complete with a People’s Choice Award.

Giraffes

93,259 supporters

Is burning trees the new coal? Say NO to fake “renewables”!

Stop the destruction of Namibia’s savannas – its bushes and trees must not be processed into fuel for German power plants.

People protesting against mining with banners and posters

97,685 supporters

Ecuador: Stop the violence by the mining industry!

Hanrine, and Australian mining company, is trying to push through gold and copper mining in northern Ecuador against the express will of local people.

Cattle herd in Mato Grosso

396,459 supporters

Protect Amazonia – NO to the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement!

A free trade agreement between the EU and Mercosur would incentivize environmental crimes in South America. We need to stop its ratification!

JATAM solidarity banner

Germany, Indonesia

We will not be intimidated or silenced! – a declaration of solidarity

Rettet den Regenwald e.V. (Rainforest Rescue) is currently facing a lawsuit before the District Court of Hamburg, Germany.

A villager is assaulted by plantation workers

Malaysia

Brutality against Sarawak villagers – Covid lockdown hinders assistance

Indigenous people often suffer violence at the hands of thugs working for oil palm plantations: Our Malaysian partner Matek Geram sent us a frightening video.

Kalimantan oil palm plantation

Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea

Satellite images debunk "sustainable palm oil" pledges

Rainforest destruction for palm oil remains a reality, as the analysis of satellite image data from Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea.

Oil palm plantation on Papua

Indonesia

Study: Indonesia's “Food Estates” drive hunger and environmental destruction

The new “Food Estate” programs announced for Indonesia will result in more hunger and threaten local people, regional forests and the global climate.

A truck driving through an oil palm plantation in Liberia

Liberia

Confirmed: palm oil company destroys rainforest in Liberia

Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) is clearing richly biodiverse rainforest – this is the conclusion of a report by High Carbon Stock Approach (HCSA), an industry organization.