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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 | 30 September 2020

Defending the environment is defending our future from the climate crisis

Environmental defenders are at risk for opposing projects that exacerbate the climate crisis. It is urgent to prioritize within climate action their protection.Read More

Press Releases | 22 September 2020

International alert issued on threats of uncontrolled fishing near Galapagos

It calls for the adoption of preventive, urgent and effective measures to address the problem and avoid irreparable damage to ecosystems and species.Read More

Press Releases | 15 September 2020

Civil society calls on the Human Rights Council to recognize the right to a #HealthyEnvironment4All

People must be protected from the deadly impacts of environmental degradation and climate change - such as the increased spread of diseases like COVID-19.Read More

Blog | 7 September 2020

Environmental racism and the differentiated harm of the pandemic

In discussing and addressing the pandemic, it is essential to know that it does not reach all people in the same way, that it puts traditional communities at risk of extinction.Read More

Blog | 27 August 2020

Moving towards clean food production, without glyphosate

There exists an urgent need in the region to move towards a more sustainable ecological model that abandons agrochemicals like glyphosate, known to cause serious harms.Read More

Blog | 20 August 2020

Championing Lake Poopó’s recovery to protect the life it holds

Bolivia's second largest lake has been damaged by the diversion of rivers, the climate crisis, and mining activities to the point of putting at risk all the life systems that depend on it.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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