Friends of the Earth Cardiff - pollution http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/taxonomy/term/222/all en Murder over Guatemala's palm oil fields http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/murder-over-guatemalas-palm-oil-fields <p><img width="400" height="259" src="/files/foecardiff/images/_Rigoberto_Lima_Choc.jpg" alt="Rigoberto Lima Choc" /></p> <p>On September 18, environmental activist Rigoberto Lima Choc was murdered in Northern Guatemala. This happened just after a court upheld charges he filed denouncing massive pollution caused by a palm oil company called Reforestadora de Palma de Petén (REPSA).</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/murder-over-guatemalas-palm-oil-fields">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/murder-over-guatemalas-palm-oil-fields#comments Corporate accountability Guatemala human rights palm oil pollution South America Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:58:29 +0000 Chris 599 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Tell Norway to ditch Shell http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-norway-ditch-shell <p><img width="300" height="225" alt="Two oil wells surounded by a lake of oil in grassland." src="/files/foecardiff/images/Niger_Delta_oil_wells.jpg" /></p> <p>Leaking oil wells in the Niger Delta <em>Photo: Friends of the Earth</em></p> <p>Last month 28 Right Livelihood Award winners wrote to the Norway Government Pension Fund asking it to sell all its holdings in Shell because of the environmental harm caused by it in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-norway-ditch-shell">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-norway-ditch-shell#comments Climate and Energy Africa energy Nigeria pollution Sat, 10 Mar 2012 09:10:37 +0000 Chris 507 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Help protect us from pollution http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/help-protect-us-pollution <p><img width="469" height="312" src="/files/foecardiff/images/industrial_pollution.jpg" alt="chemicals pouring from a pipe into a stream" /></p> <p><em>Photo: Robert Brook, Science Photo Library</em></p> <p>The Cabinet Minister, Oliver Letwin, is considering scrapping all green safeguards and replacing them with a single 50-page document.</p> <p>This would mean our protection from pollution could be dangerously simplified. He is consulting on scrapping Laws on:</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/help-protect-us-pollution">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/help-protect-us-pollution#comments Air quality archive Climate and Energy Pollution climate change energy nature noise pollution waste Wed, 15 Feb 2012 21:33:56 +0000 Chris 500 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk