Mighty Earth is a global campaign organization that works to protect the environment.  We focus on the big issues: conserving threatened landscapes like tropical rainforests, protecting oceans, and solving climate change.

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Groundbreaking Resolution Calling on NYC to Divest from Deforestation


Last week, City Council Members Costa Constantinides and Justin Brannan, in partnership with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, introduced a new resolution to City Council that calls on corporate and government entities operating in the City of New York to divest from agricultural industries that benefit form deforestation and the acceleration of global warming.

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Breakthrough Embodied Carbon Tool for Construction Only A First Step Toward Market Transformation


We are going to need all kinds of technical solutions -- like EC3 -- to reduce embodied carbon from construction.

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House Legislation Would Extend Corporate Giveaways for Forest-Destroying Bioenergy


Solving the climate crisis requires the leadership to not only advance solutions but to also reject false ones

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Guest Blog: Protesting Cargill in the Cold


Yesterday, protesters gathered outside an event where Cargill CEO David MacLennan was speaking. One of those protesters has contributed a guest blog post about the experience:

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New Investment By Largest Steel Producer in U.S. Proves Clean Energy Can Power Heavy Industry


Switching to clean electricity is good for business, good for the climate, and good for clean energy jobs.

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To Address Deforestation in Brazil, Mighty Earth Convenes Meeting Between Indigenous Leaders and Consumer Goods Forum


The same economic forces that drive destruction of the Amazon and Cerrado also trample on the rights and the lives of the Indigenous peoples who live there

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Multi-Stakeholder Workshop Lays Groundwork for Growth of Sustainable Rubber


Mighty Earth and our allies hosted a workshop in Thailand which brought together 100 rubber farmers, traders, processors, NGOs, government representatives, and consumer brands that use rubber—like Goodyear tires and Converse shoes—to discuss one thing: sustainable natural rubber.

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Investigation Finds Papua’s Largest Palm Oil Operator Destroyed Vast Areas of Endangered Rainforest, Cheated and Abused Indigenous People


FSC report shows Korindo Group destroyed over 30,000 hectares of rainforest in the past 5 years while systematically manipulating and underpaying indigenous landowners

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NYC Activists call on Cargill to Stop the Amazon Fires & Embrace Regenerative Agriculture


Brands can continue sourcing from Cargill, or they can maintain a reputation as environmental leaders -- but they can't do both.

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Global Architecture Community Sets Ambitious New Target: Zero Emissions by 2040


The global architecture community is coming together to embrace an exciting vision

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Stop the Attack on Public Lands – Statement of Principles


We oppose the opening of protected or previously protected federal public lands and waters to development.

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New Coalition to Protect Public Lands from Trump Administration’s Giveaways to Industry


After 150 million acres lose protections under Trump, more than a dozen groups join forces to pressure companies that conduct or fund extraction to stay out of previously protected areas.

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Key Pillars.


  • We start with common ground.
    We believe in the fundamental goodness and decency of people. We don’t approach opponents as enemies or adversaries: we recognize them, as humans with strongly held convictions, interests and motivations, just like us. When we can make progress through negotiation or consensus, we go for it. Because we know that effecting lasting change is not a zero-sum game: if we can eliminate “winning” and “losing” from the equation, we’re that much closer to our goal.
  • We’re prepared to act now.
    We have the courage, experience and resources to move quickly and hit hard—but never without a deliberate strategy. If our initial strategy fails, we simply regroup and bounce back with an equally viable angle. Whether taking on an interest group or the CEO of a Fortune-100 company, we persevere because we are unafraid and inexhaustible. When it comes to protecting the Earth and its creatures, no ght is too big or too small.
  • We seek lasting change, not power.
    Our agenda doesn’t end with us. To realize our ambitious goals, we need a movement— we can’t do it alone. Big things happen when we can inspire others to join our ght, so we seek out and empower like-minded people to act. If we are successful in our pursuit, we don’t need personal recognition.