The notorious Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands pipeline has hit yet another major legal roadblock. On Thursday November 8, a federal judge overturned President Trump’s approval of the project, finding the administration in breach of key environmental laws.
RAN and our partners — TuK Indonesia and WALHI — have been investigating a giant logging and palm oil company called Korindo, which has been cutting down rainforests in Indonesia. Korindo’s timber supply chain extends into some of the most biodiverse tropical ecosystems in the world, including the home of the critically endangered Bornean orangutan.
Today, Indonesia’s largest food company, Indofood, was SANCTIONED by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the world’s largest certification system for “sustainable” palm oil. Demand that buyers, joint venture partners, and financiers end all business with Indofood until the company adopts a comprehensive “No Deforestation, No Peatland Destruction, No Exploitation” policy and implementation plan.
Our Executive Director, Lindsey Allen’s perspective on the recent US Midterm Elections and what the results mean for the forests, climate, and our work.
In our last blog, we asked YOU: what are fun alternatives to problematic candy this Halloween? Most of us love chocolate, but too many candymakers are more concerned about profits than about rainforests being destroyed by Conflict Palm Oil (which is found in their chocolate!).
Candymakers Nestlé, Mars, Hershey’s, and Mondelēz are still sourcing Conflict Palm Oil from PT SPS II, a company destroying habitat and rainforest in the orangutan capital of the world. Demand they put an end to the curse of Conflict Palm Oil.
Seventeen-year-old Rose Whipple is from the Santee Dakota and Ho-Chunk nations, and serves as the Twin Cities Organizer for Honor The Earth. She’s working tirelessly to protect her homeland from Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline. Here’s why.
Banks have a critical role to play in the transition we need to a zero-carbon future. Unfortunately, many big banks continue to fund fossil fuels and deforestation over sustainable and…
For years, environmental groups have focused solely on threats to wildlife like polar bears while ignoring the immediate and alarming threats that environmental pollution and climate change pose to communities…
Tar sands pipelines are proving to be a risky business: three major pipeline projects have stalled in the last two years. Economically, socially, and environmentally, new tar sands projects carry…