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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

Mining | 20 June 2017

Towards the integration of biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments of Bolivia

This book presents a diagnostic evaluation of the degree to which biodiversity has been integrated in Bolivian EIAs applied in several economic sectors.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

Mining | 20 April 2017

Twelve Red Flags: Corruption Risks in the Award of Extractive Sector Licenses and Contracts

Analysis of corruption study cases in the extractive sector and recommendations on how to prevent them.read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining | 30 January 2017

The Santurbán páramo: Closer to the sky

By Laura Yaniz The International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group, said “No” to the Angostura mining project in Colombia’s Santurbán...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

Human Rights, Mining | 20 September 2016

Latin American environmental defender attacked, hospitalized

Goldman Prize winner Máxima Acuña de Chaupe reportedly attacked by mining company security guards.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 12 July 2016

AIDA condemns threats to environmental defenders in Tolima, Colombia

As a regional organization, we call on the Colombian government to immediately adopt measures to guarantee the life and integrity of at-risk activists.read more

Mining | 2 May 2016

Open Letter on Mining to Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau

Excerpt: As activists, Latin American organizations and networks, along with international groups and organizations that have partners in Latin...read more

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