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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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Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis)

86,903 supporters

NO to a ‘Jurassic Park’ for Komodo dragons!

The Indonesian government wants to create a ‘Jurassic Park’ for luxury tourists – with no regard for the Komodo dragons, the stunning underwater world or local communities.

Bonobo in the forest, DR Congo

Jun 28, 2021

UN experts: climate and biodiversity are interconnected issues

The climate crisis has finally been acknowledged by the mainstream, but the mass extinction of animal and plant species is often overlooked or considered less urgent.

Indigenous Maasai

95,720 supporters

Tanzania: stop the eviction of the Maasai from Ngorongoro!

Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater is famous for its wildlife. Now the government wants to promote tourism – and evict more than 80,000 indigenous Maasai people.

Graphic: SLAPP suits are intended to silence critics

90,795 supporters

Protect democracy now: stop abusive lawsuits!

All over the EU, the rich and powerful are suing their critics in an effort to shut them up. We need EU protection against these SLAPP suits.

Delivering the petition to the European Commission

Jun 18, 2021

The EU needs to protect forests – not burn them in power plants

Trees do not belong in power plants. We need to stop the earth’s forests and their biodiversity from being burned as bioenergy.

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.

Mining company delivers medicine to New Hamdallaye eleven days after petition was delivered

Germany, Guinea

Victims of bauxite mine in Guinea receive medical care

Eleven days after we delivered our petition, the mining company in Guinea promised medical care to the people of Hamdallaye. The German government must take action.

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.

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”.

Cattle herd in Mato Grosso

397,588 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.