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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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Press Releases | 31 January 2024

5 years of the Kawésqar National Reserve: pending issues for its protection

Local communities denounce that the area is highly affected by salmon farming, which is failing to comply with environmental regulations.Read More

Plenaria de cierre de la la vigésimo octava Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (COP28) en Dubai.

Blog | 31 January 2024

After COP28 in Dubai: The complex road to Baku and Belém

The fact that for the first time in almost 30 years all fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas) were mentioned in the main decision of the meeting represents a before and after in climate negotiations.Read More

Blog | 31 January 2024

Our vision for a just future

From our regional perspective, we will continue to contribute to solutions that center nature and communities, and that effectively address the continent’s social and environmental challenges.Read More

Amazon rainforest

Blog | 30 January 2024

The triple planetary crisis: What is it and what can we do about it?

It refers to three interrelated problems: climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss. Each of these problems is a crisis with its own causes and effects, but all three converge.Read More

Yasuní National Park in the Amazon, Ecuador.

Blog | 20 December 2023

10 positive advances for the environment in Latin America in 2023

As we close 2023, let’s celebrate the agreements, decisions, and milestones that give us hope as we continue to defend the planet and all the creatures that call it home.Read More

Press Releases | 15 December 2023

Right to a Healthy Environment Global Coalition awarded UN Human Rights Prize

The coalition is recognized for its vital role in advocating for the universal recognition of the right to a healthy environment by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in 2022.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

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