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Coral reefs | 7 February 2018

Organizations alert authorities of threats to Puerto Morelos Reef

Mexico’s Puerto Morelos Reef National Park, a national protected area and Wetland of International Importance, is at risk due to massive and...read more

Coral reefs, Oceans | 6 February 2018

Authorization of port expansion violates Mexico's international commitments

To highlight this conflict, AIDA filed an amicus brief supporting residents of Veracruz in their attempt to protect the Veracruz Reef System, currently threatened by the port’s expansion.read more

Coral reefs, Capacity Building | 29 May 2017

In search of legal protection for Mexico’s reefs

The Mexican Senate’s Special Climate Change Commission decided to do something about the threats facing corals.read more

Coral reefs, Public Participation | 26 January 2016

Coral Reefs and the Unintended Impacts of Tourism

By Camila Cossio, former AIDA intern During my internship in AIDA’s San Jose office, I met up one day with a friend from the States for lunch. She...read more

Coral reefs, Oceans | 19 November 2015

How can we save coral reefs?

By Haydée Rodríguez When I tell people I live in Costa Rica, they imagine my home on the beach, facing the ocean, waves rolling in from the endless...read more

Coral reefs, Oceans | 14 October 2015

Protecting Sea Turtles in the Gulf of Mexico

By Sandra Moguel Every few years, hundreds of hawksbill and kemp’s ridley turtles glide through the warm, shallow waters of the Veracruz Reef System...read more

Coral reefs, Oceans | 14 July 2015

“My Mom Is the Best Lawyer in the World”

“My mom is the best lawyer in the world because she defends the turtles, the corals, the salted forests they have in the sea, and alllll the fish.”...read more

Coral reefs, Mining | 29 June 2015

Report from the Ramsar Conference

It’s a worrying and undeniable fact: 76 percent of the world’s wetlands have been destroyed in the last 40 years. In Latin America, these sensitive...read more

Coral reefs, Public Participation | 5 June 2015

AIDA Calls for the Effective Protection of Wetlands in the Americas

The Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) calls on the Member States of the Ramsar Convention to effectively protect wetlands in...read more

Coral reefs, Capacity Building | 3 June 2015

The Montreaux Record: Saving Essential Wetlands

Contamination, deforestation and accelerating urban growth pose serious threats to the health of the world’s wetlands. No tool aimed at protecting...read more

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