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Climate Change, Human Rights | 27 September 2019

Human rights, the great absentees at the UN Climate Summit

Having true ambition for climate justice means putting human rights at the center of our solutions.read more

Climate Change, Oceans | 25 September 2019

Ocean scientists and NGOs call time on government neglect of earth’s life support system

Overfishing, pollution, destruction of habitats, ecosystems and biodiversity are all stressors which can be stopped to support the resilience of the ocean to withstand the climate crisis.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 18 September 2019

200 environmental and human rights leaders pledge to tackle climate emergency together

These leaders and their groups seek to put pressure on governments and corporations to ramp up climate commitments.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 18 September 2019

Declaration: Peoples’ Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival

Protecting human rights and preserving our planet and its climate require that we stop treating ecosystems as commodities.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Mining | 9 September 2019

Ecuador bets on a mining boom, at the expense of nature

Ecuador must, as it did in 2008 with the recognition of the rights of nature, find a development model that effectively respects its obligations to the climate and to human rights.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 22 August 2019

AIDA Statement on the crisis in the Amazon

We call on citizens and the international community to pressure the governments of Brazil and the other countries of the region to reverse course and effectively protect the Amazon.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans | 18 August 2019

Defend Yum Balam, a key ecosystem for biodiversity and the climate

AIDA presented an amicus brief demonstrating Mexico’s obligations to preserve the protected area in the face of a 21,000-room hotel project that would imply significant damage to the site.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 9 August 2019

Coal or life: Walking where a stream once ran

Although the Bruno is one of few streams in Colombia’s driest department and one of the scarce sources of fresh water for communities living there, its channel was diverted to facilitate mining.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 2 August 2019

Infographic: Lakes Poopó and Uru Uru, at-risk Bolivian wetlands

Our infographic outlines the risks facings Bolivia's lakes Poopó and Uru Uru, which together represent a vital water source for the indigenous and traditional communities.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 30 July 2019

Communities request international support to save Bolivia’s Poopó and Uru Uru lakes

They call on the Ramsar Convention to visit the lakes and make recommendations for their preservation. The lakes are at grave risk from mining, river diversion and the climate crisis.read more

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