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Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 12 February 2020

Why are women so important to the pursuit of environmental justice?

Women are more than simply the most affected by the climate crisis. They also are active participants with a vital role to play in preserving nature and seeking solutions for the health of our planet.read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 10 February 2020

Preserving the legacy of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Heart of the World

Rising abruptly from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta reaches 5,775 meters (18,946 ft.) at its highest points, the peaks...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 14 January 2020

Strengthening society’s call for climate action

Citizens, researchers, activists and community representatives reflected together. From their shared experiences, they demonstrated that the social crisis in Chile is also an environmental crisis.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 10 December 2019

COP25: Organizations call on governments to improve air quality and, with it, slow the climate crisis

Environmental and social organizations from Latin America and around the world urge governments to limit short-lived climate pollutants in their international climate commitments.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 9 December 2019

Six measures to ensure our actions achieve climate justice

The reality is indisputable, which makes it imperative to include human rights as the crosscutting axis of our climate actions.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 2 December 2019

Sacrifice Zones: The injustice of living in an unhealthy environment

The Sacrifice Zones are a very clear example of the structural problems afflicting our society: certain communities bear all the costs and enjoy none of the benefits. This is unacceptable.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 18 November 2019

The oil spill devouring life on Brazil’s beaches

Since late August, oil has been registered at more than 500 points along 2,500 kilometers of coastline in northeastern Brazil. Far from being resolved, the problem is getting worse every day.read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 11 November 2019

Air pollution: it damages your health from day one

A multi-city study, the first conducted in Colombia and Latin America, determines the relationship between air pollution and respiratory and circulatory diseases in the population.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Large Dams | 11 November 2019

Inter-American Development Bank to investigate Ituango hydroelectric project

Amid the humanitarian crisis caused by the hydropower plant in Colombia, the IDB approved an investigation of whether the Bank’s environmental and social standards were met in financing the dam.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans | 4 November 2019

Defending my place in the fight for the climate

In the PreCOP25, young people of various professions and aspirations made our claim and sought to be heard.read more

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