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Mining, Oceans | 14 April 2015

Don Diego mining project poses grave risk to Mexican marine ecosystem

AIDA’s formal comments on the Environmental Impact Statement for the phosphate-mining project, proposed in a Baja California Sur bay, point to insufficient information about safeguards for the ecosystem, which is vital for both coastal communities and endangered more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Mining | 23 March 2015

Toward a law to protect glaciers and water in Chile

More than 70 percent of the world’s fresh water is frozen in glaciers, [1] making these giants the most important freshwater reserves on the more

Human Rights, Mining | 23 March 2015

Internationally Advocating for Accountability for Human Rights Abuses

Juana [1] is suffering from respiratory problems and her sister has asthma. They live in La Oroya , a small city in Peru’s central Andes. It more

Freshwater Sources, Mining | 4 March 2015

Páramos: Defending Water in Colombia

Colombia’s páramos occupy just 1.7 percent of the national territory, yet they produce 85 percent of its drinking water . These rich sources of more

Capacity Building, Mining | 31 December 2014

Guidelines for the Environmental Impact Assessment of Mining Projects

A guide detailing the comprehensive analysis that must be completed for any Environmental Impact Assessment of a proposed mining more

Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 August 2014

Pilcomayo: El río de los pájaros herido por la minería

By Ariel Pérez Castellón, lawyer AIDA For hundreds of years, the Pilcomayo has been essential to the life of at least twenty indigenous more

Mining | 20 December 2013

La Colosa: A Death Foretold

Alternative report about the AngloGold Ashanti gold mining project in Cajamarca, Tolima, more

Mining | 23 August 2013

How we protect Andean ecosystems from mining's impacts

Few places in the world are so vulnerable to environmental degradation from mining than Colombia. The country ranks second in coal reserves in more

Mining | 11 June 2013

Collective Statement to the Colombian government on the collapse of Law 1382

The organizations and persons behind the Statement express our concerns to the Colombian government about the implications of the collapse of more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Mining, Oceans | 23 December 2010

Victory: Crucitas gold mine cancelled for environmental harm

In Costa Rica, for the first time, a high-level court cancelled a large-scale mining project for the first time because it violated national laws more


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