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Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 30 June 2020

Contamination and COVID-19: Why didn't air quality Improve in the Valley of Mexico?

Despite the mobility restrictions established in response to the pandemic, ozone concentrations actually increased. That's because pollutants are linked to more than just vehicle use.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 29 June 2020

Protecting environmental defenders, a State duty that musn’t be deferred

The work of environmental defenders has been recognized within the international system of human rights as essential, in a democratic society, for strengthening the respect of other rights.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation, Toxic Pollution | 29 May 2020

Colombia: Holding virtual hearings violates communities' right to participation

The rights of access to information, justice and participation are among the most violated. We must prevent the pandemic from becoming an excuse to continue abusing them.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 20 May 2020

COVID-19 Response: The importance of providing special protection to indigenous peoples and Afro-descendants

Protecting these peoples so that the pandemic does not threaten their lives and integrity is a moral and historic duty, and an international obligation of all States.read more

Capacity Building, Human Rights, Mining | 13 May 2020

Webinar "A Just Transition: Why should industrialized countries reduce their consumption of raw materials? The case of Germany"

We presented the proposals of an NGO network in Germany to achieve a reduction in the consumption of raw materials and to include the perspectives of producer countries.read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 28 April 2020

Inter-American Court upholds indigenous rights in Argentina

The Court's decision contributes to the consolidation of standards to protect the land of indigenous communities, as well as their rights to a healthy environment, water and culture.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans, Public Participation | 30 March 2020

International Environmental Law: History and milestones

International Environmental Law is a discipline that involves the whole world in the protection of a common good: our environment.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 24 February 2020

3 ways to maintain hope in the face of the climate crisis

Our actions can be divided into three areas: the individual, the community, and the citizen-consumer.read more

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

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