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Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 24 October 2013

Dams, mines threaten indigenous rights: Recommendations from UN human rights expert

By Jessica Lawrence, Earthjustice's research analyst A longstanding goal of Earthjustice and the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense...read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 14 May 2013

Saving the San Pedro Mezquital River from a destructive large dam

If built, the Las Cruces Dam would block the San Pedro Mezquital, the last free-flowing river in Mexico’s western Sierra Madre. It would affect...read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 6 July 2011

Holding Brazil accountable for the Belo Monte Dam

When fully operational, Belo Monte will be the third-largest dam in the world, constructed in one of the most important ecosystems on the planet: the...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 17 October 2010

Large dams in the Americas: Is the cure worse than the disease?

Large dams consistently cause severe, and often irreversible, environmental and social damage. Their construction is also often associated with...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 19 March 2010

AIDA Presents Report on Large Dams Before the Inter-American Development Bank (Spanish)

Para Publicación Inmediata: 19 de Marzo de 2010 Contacto: Astrid Puentes Riaño - AIDA, +(52-1-55) 23016639, apuentes@aida-americas.org Informe:...read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 5 November 2009

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Examines Impacts of Large Dams in Latin America

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Examines Impacts of Large Dams in Latin America Washington, D.C. - On November 2, 2009 the Inter-American...read more

Large Dams | 2 April 2008

Threats from Proposed Dam in La Parota, Mexico, Challenged in Amicus Curiae Legal Brief

AIDA and other international and Mexican organizations submitted a legal brief ( Amicus Curiae ) to the Collegiate Tribunal of Guerrero in Acapulco...read more

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