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Fracking, Human Rights | 24 September 2018

Inter-American Commission to analyze fracking’s impacts on human rights

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold an informative hearing on October 3, 2018 to better understand the situation of fracking in the Americas and the human rights violations it’s causing.read more

Climate Change, Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights | 12 September 2018

Argentina’s approval of fracking wells violates international obligations

The authorization of four fracking wells within the Vaca Muerta shale deposit poses a risk to vital water sources and violates the rights of Mapuche communities. In support of an amparo filed to invalidate the project’s approval, AIDA presented evidence detailing Argentina’s failure to comply with international environmental and human rights obligations.read more

Fracking, Human Rights | 27 April 2018

Defending communities from fracking’s advance in Argentina

In Argentina, AIDA and our allies are supporting the efforts of communities and organizations to avoid the damages caused by fracking.read more

Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights | 22 January 2018

Eight key themes for Colombia’s environmental agenda in 2018

For Colombia, 2017 was a year marked by debate on the right of communities to be consulted about decisions that affect their territories and ecosystems.read more

Fracking | 13 October 2017

How to fight fracking with the law

Fracking is spreading rapidly through Latin America. If left to develop blindly, it could cause irreparable harm not just to the environment but also to public health.read more

Fracking, Public Participation | 28 August 2017

In Colombia, the power to stop fracking lies with the people

If our governments are committed to continuing to drill for fossil fuels, it’s time for local communities to stand up and demand a future of clean, renewable energy.read more

Fracking | 3 November 2016

The Final Frontier: Public policies, impacts and resistance to fracking in Latin America

The report addresses the situation of fracking in six countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.read more

Fracking | 14 March 2016

The Precautionary Principle: A legal tool against the impacts of fracking

This report analyzes the viability of using the precautionary principle to prevent, avoid or stop fracking operations in Latin America.read more

Fracking | 10 December 2015

To cool the planet, fracking must be prohibited, organizations say

By emitting large quantities of greenhouse gases, the process itself goes against the central objective of the climate negotiations: stopping global warming.read more

Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Toxic Pollution | 11 October 2015

5 Major AIDA Achievements of the Past 6 Months

1. Colombia Suspends Aerial Spraying of Glyphosate In May 2015, Colombia announced its intentions to suspend the aerial spraying of a toxic herbicide...read more

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