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Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 26 February 2024

Forest fires: How can we help prevent them?

It is essential that governments, businesses and citizens work as a team to protect forests and promote a culture that cares for the environment and all life.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 30 January 2024

The triple planetary crisis: What is it and what can we do about it?

It refers to three interrelated problems: climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss. Each of these problems is a crisis with its own causes and effects, but all three converge.read more

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 28 August 2023

Voices seeking justice for the community of La Oroya

The situation of the community of La Oroya in Peru, affected by decades of toxic pollution and the lack of effective government action to combat it, is not an exception in Latin America.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 21 July 2023

When the energy transition isn’t just: The case of Quintero and Puchuncaví in Chile

This region deserves the opportunity to shine again and to reach its full potential as a colorful coastal town and seaside resort with an identity rooted in agriculture, tourism and artisanal fishing.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans, Public Participation, Toxic Pollution | 31 May 2023

Offshore drilling: Resisting a growing threat in Latin America

There are cases in the region that demonstrate a growing collective resistance to the blind advance of offshore drilling projects.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 April 2023

Latin America's role in coal extraction and use

Analysis of the coal situation in Latin America -and the region's role in the much needed decarbonization- based on the cases of Chile, Colombia and Mexico.read more

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 17 November 2022

Organizations, coalitions, academia, and specialists support victims of toxic contamination in La Oroya

Experts filed 15 briefs before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to support the case of residents of La Oroya against the government of Peru.read more

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 3 November 2022

Victims of toxic contamination in La Oroya take their voice before the Inter-American Court

The importance of the case goes beyond the Peruvian context and represents a historic opportunity to establish a key precedent for all of Latin America.read more

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 5 October 2022

With La Oroya case, the Inter-American Court may set a key precedent for protecting a healthy environment in Latin America

On October 12 and 13, the international court will hear the case of people affected by toxic pollution in La Oroya, Peru.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 7 September 2022

An alliance for clean air in Latin America is born

The coalition will empower the efforts of citizens, academics, organizations and other actors, while contributing to the achievement of regional agreements.read more

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