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Human Rights, Oceans | 14 May 2022

Latin American fisheries are at risk

That’s why Latin American trade ministers must continue to push for the elimination of subsidies in distant waters, helping to ensure that fish from their waters primarily reach their vessels.read more

Fracking, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Public Participation | 22 April 2022

Court ruling may approve licensing for Belo Sun's mining project in the Amazon

A possible decision in favor of Belo Sun may set a precedent that illegally restricts consultation of traditional peoples and sanctions human rights violations.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 22 April 2022

The indigenous resistance, told in their own voice

Preserving the only planet we know from the climate crisis requires incorporating the ancestral knowledge of indigenous peoples in the design and implementation of solutions.read more

Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 21 April 2022

Court suspends fracking pilot projects, reaffirms right to prior consultation in Colombia

The ruling recognizes that fracking cannot advance without the real and effective participation of affected communities and in a context of threats against the lives of human rights defenders.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 11 April 2022

In Peru, a High Court’s Opportunity to Combat Oil Spills in the Amazon

What happened in Peru highlights the importance of strategic litigation to preserve the Amazon as a key ecosystem to confront climate crisis, and to defend the peoples that call it home.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights | 30 March 2022

What you should know about the trinational alert to save the Pantanal from wildfires

In recent years, fires have seriously damaged and endangered the largest freshwater wetland in the world, the Pantanal, which sits at the shared border of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 29 March 2022

Indigenous victory as development bank withdraws investment and drafts exit plan following rights violation in Guatemala

Affected Mayan communities celebrate the decision, a response to their 2018 complaint, while acknowledging that the Bank has several challenges left to confront.read more

Human Rights, Oceans | 17 March 2022

In Chile, progress for indigenous participation in decisions affecting their territories

Chile’s Supreme Court ordered industrial salmon farmer Nova Austral to engage in public participation processes prior to authorizing the relocation of four farms into the Kawésqar National Reserve.read more

Human Rights, Oceans | 24 February 2022

Reaffirming the legitimate protection of the right to a healthy environment

We provided legal and technical evidence regarding the human right to a healthy environment and access to justice, enshrined in international law.read more

Capacity Building, Climate Change, Human Rights | 15 February 2022

Climate litigation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Launching a regional platform

The launch of this regional platform is not only great news for Latin America and the Caribbean but also for the whole active global community that uses the Courts in favor of the planet.read more

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