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Indigenous Rights | 20 May 2024

Native bees and indigenous peoples: an ancestral bond

In some indigenous communities, native bees are considered spiritual and symbolic beings, but they are also valued for their essential functions in sustaining more

Indigenous Rights, Mining | 17 April 2024

Argentina: the scramble for lithium threatens the rights of Indigenous Peoples in Jujuy

International civil society organisations present the conclusions of an observation mission to Jujuy in August 2023 following the constitutional reform, which facilitates lithium more

Indigenous Rights, Mining | 17 April 2024

Lithium Fever: Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Under Attack in Jujuy, Argentina

This report contains the main findings of an International Fact-finding Mission Report (21-25 August 2023).read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Oceans | 4 April 2024

The Kawésqar people and the defense of their "maritorio" in Chile

The maritorio is a concept and also a way of inhabiting and understanding the world. It evokes the image of "territory", but seen from and in the more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Public Participation | 27 March 2024

Court decision stops new lithium mining projects in Argentine salt flat, sets regional precedent

The Alliance for Andean Wetlands celebrates this achievement of the Atacameños del Altiplano Indigenous Community and the Asamblea PUCARA (Pueblos Catamarqueños en Resistencia y Autodeterminación).read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams, Mining | 4 March 2024

Defending the Volta Grande do Xingu in the Brazilian Amazon

Since 2015, this region has been the target of large extractive projects that threaten the livelihoods and physical and cultural survival of traditional peoples and more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 20 February 2024

Lithium unveiled: Origins, extraction and environmental implications

Lithium mining is threatening South America's salt flats, affecting local water availability and threatening the survival of communities and species living around these fragile more

Indigenous Rights, Oceans | 31 January 2024

5 years of the Kawésqar National Reserve: pending issues for its protection

Local communities denounce that the area is highly affected by salmon farming, which is failing to comply with environmental more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 21 November 2023

The Alliance for the Andean Wetlands brings together organizations for the protection and conservation of wetlands

The alliance seeks to protect the water, biodiversity, territories and ways of life that depend on these ecosystems in Latin America, especially in Argentina, Bolivia and more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 20 November 2023

Solidarity note for social movements, organizations, and rights advocates who are victims of criminalization attempts by the company Belo Sun Mineração Ltda.

We will not step back in protecting the environment and human rights in the face of threats. Sign this note and join us in the protection of the Amazon, the Xingu River, and its more


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