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Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth

24 februari 2015

Milieudefensie is the Dutch branch of Friends of the Earth International. This is the world’s largest grassroots environmental network with 75 member organisations in the same number of countries distributed over six continents and approximately 5,000 local groups. With two million members and donors worldwide, we campaign for the most urgent environmental issues of our time.

Friends of the Earth International is active in 75 countries, distributed throughout the entire world. Its headquarters is situated in Amsterdam.


The office of Friends of the Earth Europe is located in Brussels. Milieudefensie works in collaboration with Friends of the Earth groups in 31 European countries to influence EU policies and to carry out European campaigns.