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Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 20 June 2019

International tribunal supports indigenous struggle for the Amazon

The International Rights of Nature Tribunal ruled that the Bolivian State had “violated” the rights of nature and of the indigenous people that inhabit a natural protected area in the Bolivian Amazon.read more

Climate Change, Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights | 20 May 2019

Is the UN finally turning against fracking?

It is crucial that the international community as a whole commits to developing only truly sustainable energy projects. Fracking is not one.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 15 May 2019

Protests Challenge Hydropower Companies at Global Event in Paris

Civil society organizations denounce corporate attempts to label hydroelectric dams as “green energy,” citing human rights abuses and environmental damage.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 13 May 2019

Nature first: it’s time to build environmental consciousness

The good news is that the changes we need to make to resolve the environmental crisis are not only achievable; they are what people living on this planet actually want.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 7 May 2019

Inter-American Commission to examine rollback of indigenous rights in Brazil

In a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, civil society organizations will demonstrate how measures adopted by the administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are undoing decades of human rights protections in the country.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 30 April 2019

Clean air and climate justice: the best gifts for our children

My gift for my children this year will be to continue working for better air quality in Mexico City, and to collaboratively build a future in which climate justice is a reality.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Public Participation | 22 April 2019

Listening to indigenous peoples to save the planet

Indigenous peoples have lived for centuries in a much more sustainable way. They offer us, in many ways, examples and opportunities to learn again, to change and to improve.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 10 April 2019

How Brazil is threatening indigenous and environmental rights

The setback posed by the current administration has only strengthened the resistance of indigenous communities, and those of us who support them.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 8 April 2019

Statement on the Assassination of Dilma Ferreira Silva, leader of Brazil’s Movement of Dam-Affected Peoples

We call on Brazilian authorities and multilateral organizations to ensure that the country’s obligations regarding the protection of human rights and environmental defenders are enforced.read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights | 22 March 2019

Conserving our water, drop by drop

Humanity needs water, and for this year’s World Water Day, celebrated March 22, we join the focus on “leaving no one behind.”read more

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