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Fracking, Indigenous Rights | 30 August 2022

The Mapuche: in defense of ancestral territory in Argentina

The Mapuche communities are tireless in their struggle. Their strength comes from what they protect. It comes from their intimate connection to the territory and all that it holds.read more

Climate Change, Fracking, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 29 June 2022

Examining the obstacles to energy transition in Latin America

As a region, we cannot afford to delay the energy transition and the achievement of climate justice, both urgent and necessary goals, with options that will only tie us more and more to fossil fuels.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Public Participation | 30 May 2022

What is a just energy transition?

The energy transition requires a structural transformation to build the right to energy. Learn about the guidelines that Latin America needs to follow in order to follow this path.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

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

Indigenous Rights, Toxic Pollution | 3 March 2022

Peru’s Constitutional Court to hear case on Amazonian oil spills

The Court expects to resolve an amparo that communities of the Peruvian Amazon filed requesting the maintenance of the Norperuvian oil pipeline to prevent further spills.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights | 2 February 2022

In-danger designation requested for Pantanal wetlands in Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay

Advocates urged the Ramsar Convention Secretariat to conduct an advisory visit to wetlands affected by fires, and for the governments to inscribe the sites on the global list of wetlands at risk.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights | 15 December 2021

Three advances for climate and environmental justice in 2021

This year, AIDA made important advances on that path, hand-in-hand with communities and allies in the region. They are the stories that inspire us to continue working for the future.read more

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