Friends of the Earth Spain

Friends of the Earth Spain has six active local groups around Spain, with a central office in Madrid.  It runs an information/education centre for the general public called ‘As Corcerizas’ in Galicia which provides environmental information and educational materials on sustainable construction. The centre also provides voluntary youth programmes.  

Friends of the Earth Spain puts pressure on national, regional and local governments and companies to protect the environment and natural resources.   

The organisation promotes local awareness of both global and local environmental problems and provides opportunities to take direct action. 

Friends of the Earth Spain campaigns on

  • Climate change through the SOS Clima / The Big Ask campaign
  • Genetically modified organisms 
  • Sustainable agriculture and food sovereignty through European and international campaigns as well as local activities 
  • Waste reduction by promoting composting and better waste management systems 

International Cooperation

Friends of the Earth Spain cooperates with countries in Central America by channelling Spanish and European funding towards sustainable development projects.  

Environmental education plays an important role in Friends of the Earth Spain's activities, who also works with the Spanish Youth Council.


Friends of the Earth Spain is one of the 23 member groups that are involved in the School of Sustainability project.


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Friends of the Earth Europe gratefully acknowledges financial assistance from the European Union for the project "School of Sustainability". The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of Friends of the Earth Europe and cannot be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union. The European Union cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information this document contains.

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