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Climate Change, Human Rights | 8 February 2018

Inter-American Court establishes historic precedent for the protection of human rights in the Americas

In response to a consultation made by Colombia, the Court recognized the right to a healthy environment as fundamental to human existence. They also recognized the impact of climate change on human rights. At AIDA we celebrate this decision, which strengthens the obligations of States to protect the natural environment and those who depend on it.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Oceans, Public Participation | 5 January 2018

10 advances for Latin America’s environment in 2017

Although 2017 was a challenging year for environmental defense globally, there have been many advances in the region that are worth celebrating.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Oceans, Public Participation | 22 December 2017

Celebrating 7 Advances to Close Out 2017

As the year comes to a close, we're happy to share with you several recent advances we've made in the name of environmental protection in Latin America.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Oceans, Public Participation | 19 December 2017

When nature is your best client

AIDA’s attorneys both hail from and live in Latin America, fostering a profound respect for the region’s natural environment and those who depend so intimately on it.read more

Climate Change, Large Dams, Oceans | 17 November 2017

5 ways our governments can confront climate change

What can and should our governments do, seeing as their large-scale actions are fundamental to the welfare of their people?read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 1 November 2017

Advisory Opinion 23 of the Inter-American Court on Human Rights

November, 2017 Response of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to the consultation made by Colombia on the obligations of the States of the...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 12 September 2017

Climate change: The perfect fuel for hurricanes

Governments and citizens alike must unite to seek solutions and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 4 September 2017

The dams that couldn’t contain Hurricane Harvey

Increasingly frequent and devastating climate events are bringing into question whether the costs involved in building and maintaining large dams are worth it.read more

Climate Change, Public Participation | 29 August 2017

Latin America advances on climate change

Some Latin American governments, thankfully, have been taking the lead by adopting laws, implementing policies, and jumpstarting projects that are fundamental to countering extreme changes in climate.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights | 4 June 2017

Ramsar Secretariat advises Colombia to add Ciénaga Grande to list of world’s most threatened wetlands

Experts at the Ramsar Convention, an international treaty for the protection of wetlands, identified “significant changes” due to human interference in the ecological characteristics of the area.read more

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