Stand.earth

Stand.earth (formerly ForestEthics) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with offices in Canada and the United States that is known for its groundbreaking research and successful corporate and citizens engagement campaigns to create new policies and industry standards in protecting forests, advocating the rights of indigenous peoples, and protecting the climate. Visit us at www.stand.earth and follow us on Twitter @standearth.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Amazonian Indigenous Leaders Share Earth Day Video Message With the World
They come from different countries and different nationalities, but this Earth Day, Indigenous leaders from a region known as the Amazon Sacred Headwaters are putting forth a unified message to the world that “caring for the forests of the Amazon is caring for your life and future generations.”...
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Newswire article
Friday, March 27, 2020
Green Groups Call on Treasury Department to Bar Cruise Companies From Stimulus Package
As the U.S. House of Representatives passed a sweeping $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package on Friday, March 27, which President Donald Trump is expected to sign into law later today, green groups Stand.earth and Friends of the Earth US pointed out that the text of the bill excludes all three...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Report: Liquefied Natural Gas as Marine Fuel Is Worse Than Business as Usual for the Climate
A new report from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has found that the most popular Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ship engine, particularly for cruise ships, emits between 70% and 82% more life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over the short-term compared to clean...
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Newswire article
Monday, September 23, 2019
A Phase Out of Oil and Gas Is the Pathway to Climate Security and a Strong Economy
As government and industry leaders gather in New York to discuss climate change, a growing movement of civic organizations are calling on them to address the biggest threat to climate security—the production of oil and gas. Emissions from developed oil and gas reserves will result in more than 1.5...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Judge's Ruling in Carnival Case a 'Backroom Deal' with Little Regard for Communities Impacted By Cruise Ship Pollution
A federal judge in Miami today ordered Carnival Corporation to pay $20 million in fines over its cruise ship pollution as part of a plea deal after the world’s largest cruise operator violated the terms of its probation from a 2016 criminal conviction. International environmental organization Stand...
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