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SOLIDARITY WITH ANTSOTSO

April 8th 2017 ,   New Frontiers New Tricks : a day of discover, debate and dialogue about Biodiversity Offsetting Hosted at Friends of the Earth and co-organised by The Andrew Lees Trust , Friends of the Earth, War on Want, London Mining … Continue reading

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NEW FRONTIERS NEW TRICKS

At this event, on SATURDAY, 8TH APRIL 2017 activists, researchers, and NGOs and will be sharing testimony from communities across several continents, discussing these new threats to people and nature, and begin learning how to challenge them together. Working with Friends … Continue reading

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ANDREW LEES ENVIRONMENTAL ESSAY PRIZE 2017

UKELA has announced details of the 2017 essay prize open to all students.  The prize is named after Andrew Lees who was Campaigns Director for Friends of the Earth and died in 1994 while campaigning  against open-cast mining in Madagascar … Continue reading

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C4D Sight and Sound Festival December 2016

Andrew Lees Trust participated in and presented at this Communications For Development event, organised by the C4D Network on 20th December 2016 at Somerset House, London. ALT shared its experience of using oral testimony to amplify the voices of isolated … Continue reading

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Brussels Book Launch – May 2016

Also on Monday 23rd May, the  ALT Director, Yvonne Orengo, participated in the launch of the FoE book “Why Women Will Save The Planet” at the offices of Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE), co-hosted by the European Women’s Lobby (EWL). … Continue reading

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Connecting the Environment and the EU – Brussels, May 2016

On Monday 234rd May Tony Long, ALT Trustee and Senior Expert at Global Governance Institute, participated in a Policy Forum about the environment and climate change in relation to the EU referendum and Brexit. The Policy Forum provided an opportunity to debate a … Continue reading

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ALT donated Library makes its way from CEL Anosy to CURA Ambovombe

Andrew Lees Trust was delighted to see the delivery of over 400 books to the University in Ambovombe (CURA) in the region of Androy 0n the 9th March 2016. Nearly twenty years ago ALT sent these books to help form … Continue reading

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‘Why Women Will Save The Planet’ – ALT joins FoE advocacy on gender equality

On November 24th Friends of the Earth UK (FoE) realised one of its Big Ideas projects with the publication of ‘Why Women Will Save The Planet’ (Zed books). The book contains contributions from academics, researchers and practitioners and argues that … Continue reading

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Reinforcing Bonds with Friends of the Earth

March 6th 2015 An event was hosted by Friends of the Earth to mark the anniversary of the death of Andrew Lees in Madagascar twenty years ago. Over 50 friends, family, journalists and former colleagues of Andrew met to celebrate … Continue reading

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Solidarity with our Local Partner : Libanona Ecology Centre

This February 2015 has seen another special event at Libanona – the launch of the Association of Friends of Libanona Ecology Centre (Centre Ecologique Libanona, CEL). The CEL was the very first project supported by Andrew Lees Trust. Funds, books and … Continue reading

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