Indigenous Rights | Page 8 | Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) Skip to content Skip to navigation

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Public Participation | 21 August 2017

Berta lives: Keeping the struggle alive, despite the risks

Environmental activists in Honduras are still fighting the dam, but the Central American Bank for Economic Integration has yet to pull its financial support for the project.read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 27 July 2017

Belo Monte: Hope remains, despite failed promises

The urban population, as well as the indigenous and riverside communities, still have hope that Altamira, the city closest to the dam, will one day be a quiet and beautiful city again.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 29 May 2017

Spending climate dollars on large dams – a bad idea

Large dams worsen climate change and are highly vulnerable to its impacts. They also cause grave economic and socio-environmental problems.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 28 May 2017

Halting the implementation of large dams in the Americas

The more we learn, the clearer it becomes that large dams are unsustainable energy sources.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 10 April 2017

Belo Monte Dam must comply with conditions before continuing operations

Last week a federal court in Brazil suspended the operating license of the Belo Monte Dam. Prosecutors said the dam's operating company, Norte Energía, failed to complete basic sanitation works in the city of Altamira, which has been directly affected by the hydroelectric project.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 20 March 2017

Attacks against Guatemalan human rights defenders denounced

A coalition of communities and organizations denounced human rights violations against traditional and indigenous communities in Guatemala, at a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 14 March 2017

Changing the way we approach large dams

In the last decade, we’ve seen that the damage dams do to communities and ecosystems is far greater than the benefits they provide.read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 16 January 2017

Meeting the Munduruku, sharing the lessons of Belo Monte

Beneath a thatched-roof hut along the Tapajós River, Munduruku people from communities across this region of pristine Amazon rainforest gathered for...read more

Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 27 December 2016

2016: 6 reasons to maintain hope for the environment

By Laura Yaniz 2016 was not an easy year. It was especially trying for the fight to protect the environment in Latin America. The loss of brave...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 13 December 2016

Clear accounting for dams and climate change

By Astrid Puentes Riaño (column originally published in El País ) “Our climate is warming at an alarming, unprecedented rate and we have an urgent...read more

Pages

Connect With Us