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PROTECTING OUR RIGHT TO A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT. AIDA is the only regional organization of environmental legal experts who are both from and in Latin America. We use  the power of international law to create sustainable solutions throughout the region.

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Blog | 20 May 2019

Is the UN finally turning against fracking?

It is crucial that the international community as a whole commits to developing only truly sustainable energy projects. Fracking is not one.Read More

Press Releases | 15 May 2019

Protests Challenge Hydropower Companies at Global Event in Paris

Civil society organizations denounce corporate attempts to label hydroelectric dams as “green energy,” citing human rights abuses and environmental damage.Read More

Blog | 13 May 2019

Nature first: it’s time to build environmental consciousness

The good news is that the changes we need to make to resolve the environmental crisis are not only achievable; they are what people living on this planet actually want.Read More

Press Releases | 7 May 2019

Inter-American Commission to examine rollback of indigenous rights in Brazil

In a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, civil society organizations will demonstrate how measures adopted by the administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are...Read More

Blog | 30 April 2019

Clean air and climate justice: the best gifts for our children

My gift for my children this year will be to continue working for better air quality in Mexico City, and to collaboratively build a future in which climate justice is a reality.Read More

Blog | 22 April 2019

Listening to indigenous peoples to save the planet

Indigenous peoples have lived for centuries in a much more sustainable way. They offer us, in many ways, examples and opportunities to learn again, to change and to improve.Read More

When the violation of the rights of Amazonian peoples in Brazil receives no response nationally, these communities find in AIDA a voice in the Americas.
Felicio Pontes, Attorney, Federal Public Ministry, Brazil