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Climate Change, Fracking, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Oceans, Public Participation | 18 December 2018

10 environmental successes from Latin America in 2018

This year was characterized by triumphs such as the creation of legal protections and the establishment of policies favorable to the environment and human rights in the region.read more

Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Mining | 25 October 2018

What motivates us to preserve our freshwater sources?

The ways those water sources are threatened are just as widespread—but chief among them are extractive activities like mining and fracking. We understand the risks and we won’t let our guard down.read more

Mining, Toxic Pollution | 27 August 2018

Offering communities scientific support to stop mining’s damages

Mining is an economic activity with serious environmental costs. Often, communities located near mining projects do not have access to truthful,...read more

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 25 July 2018

The Colombian town that’s taking on coal mining

At AIDA, we believe in a clean energy future, and our work will continue to support the move towards a coal-free Latin America.read more

Mining, Toxic Pollution | 28 June 2018

Understanding the true costs of mining in Latin America

Would you accept a business deal that offered you limited profits and infinite expenses?read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Mining, Public Participation | 23 April 2018

Supporting Cajamarca’s fight to defend its territory from mining

Cajamarca is a town in the mountains of central Colombia, often referred to as "Colombia’s pantry” due to its great agricultural production. In...read more

Mining, Toxic Pollution | 12 February 2018

Bolivia: What mining leaves behind

For centuries, Bolivia has allowed its economy to depend almost exclusively on the extractive sector, an option that is entirely unsustainable in the medium and long term.read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 29 November 2017

The hidden mine that threatens Colombia’s water

Previous attempts at mining near Santurbán have been rejected due to the potential damage they would cause to this unique natural environment, which serves as a key water source.read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Public Participation | 19 May 2017

Remembering Robert Moran

A distinguished hydrogeologist who was an immense resource in furthering environmental protection globally and a dedicated partner to AIDA.read more

Mining, Public Participation | 28 April 2017

Victory in Colombia: Citizens Vote to Ban Mining in their Territory

On March 26, 2017, 98% of voters in Cajamarca, Colombia decisively rejected mining in their territory.read more

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