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Mining, Oceans | 25 April 2016

Mexico protects loggerhead turtles from the Don Diego mine

AIDA celebrates SEMARNAT’s decision to deny the environmental authorization of a marine phosphate mine proposed for Ulloa Bay, Baja California Sur.read more

Mining, Oceans | 25 April 2016

10 Things You Should Know About Don Diego

Basic information about the proposed underwater mining project in Mexico.read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining | 21 April 2016

New law banning mining in Colombia’s páramos could draw its first lawsuit

The new law that bans mining in Colombia’s páramos took years to materialize, and was the product of multiple activist campaigns, lawsuits, and...read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 21 April 2016

Colombian court bans oil, gas and mining operations in paramos

Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled against a controversial legal loophole permitting oil, gas and mining operations in the country’s paramos...read more

Mining, Oceans | 31 August 2015

Defending Mexico's marine biodiversity from deep sea mining

Each year, thousands of grey whales arrive to give birth to their young in the shelter of Ulloa Bay in Baja California Sur. It is a key location in...read more

Mining, Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 17 August 2015

Watch Out! The Mining Industry Wants to Dump its Waste in the Ocean

By Florencia Ortúzar, AIDA attorney, and Karol Rodríguez, AIDA intern Mining gives rise to a serious problem: toxic waste . Tailings from ore...read more

Coral reefs, Mining | 29 June 2015

Report from the Ramsar Conference

It’s a worrying and undeniable fact: 76 percent of the world’s wetlands have been destroyed in the last 40 years. In Latin America, these sensitive...read more

Mining, Oceans | 29 June 2015

Progress on Protecting the Loggerhead Turtle!

By Gladys Martínez Significant strides were taken last week toward the conservation of loggerhead sea turtles. A new international resolution intends...read more

Mining, Oceans | 23 June 2015

Strengthening the Sea Turtle Treaty

By Gladys Martínez When baby sea turtles first break through their shells, they slowly stick their heads out into the world. Then, they run as fast...read more

Mining, Oceans | 8 June 2015

Mine Threatens a Great Marine Migrator

By Haydée Rodríguez Each year, the gray whale sets out on one of the longest migratory journeys on the planet: a nearly 13,000-mile swim from its...read more

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