At Friends of the Earth, you will find a group of committed people who fight daily for a healthy and just world. Friends of the Earth U.S. is a part of Friends of the Earth International, the world's largest grassroots environmental network. Friends of the Earth International unites 77 national member groups and some 5,000 local activist groups on every continent. Friend of the Earth's International Program Director, Elizabeth Bast, is currently serving on the Executive Committee, which is the governing body of the network. Click here to learn more about the network.