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Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 22 March 2021

Human Rights Council addresses the water crisis and environmental defenders protection

We made our first participation ever in the HRC and joined the discussions on the right to a healthy environment and the protection of environmental human rights defenders.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 3 March 2021

Mexico’s climate commitments lack ambition

The country’s update of its Nationally Determined Contribution fails to meet the level of ambition and progress required by the Paris Agreement and its own General Law on Climate Change.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Oceans | 21 December 2020

7 AIDA Advances of 2020

We’re especially proud to report on the progress we've made toward a healthy environment and climate justice in Latin America.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 12 December 2020

Five years after the Paris Agreement, climate justice is more urgent than ever

The climate agreement reiterates that States are required to incorporate human rights into all climate action, a key task still to be addressed.read more

Climate Change, Fracking, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 16 November 2020

5 things you should know about methane

In general, all activities that cause methane emissions aggravate the climate crisis and the increasingly urgent need to combat air pollution.read more

Capacity Building, Human Rights | 10 November 2020

Science as a human right and a tool for environmental justice

Strengthening the right to science is vital for promoting more just and sustainable societies, where socioeconomic, racial, and gender gaps do not impede access to information as a common good.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans | 29 October 2020

Three major opportunities to save the ocean and the climate

Despite being delayed due to the pandemic, these international negotiation processes still represent important windows of opportunity to save the ocean, the climate and our future.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 30 September 2020

Defending the environment is defending our future from the climate crisis

Environmental defenders are at risk for opposing projects that exacerbate the climate crisis. It is urgent to prioritize within climate action their protection.read more

Human Rights | 15 September 2020

Civil society calls on the Human Rights Council to recognize the right to a #HealthyEnvironment4All

People must be protected from the deadly impacts of environmental degradation and climate change - such as the increased spread of diseases like COVID-19.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 7 September 2020

Environmental racism and the differentiated harm of the pandemic

In discussing and addressing the pandemic, it is essential to know that it does not reach all people in the same way, that it puts traditional communities at risk of extinction.read more

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