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Climate Change, Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 May 2022

5 reasons to end coal extraction and use

These five reasons are at the same time arguments for the decarbonization of Latin America's energy matrix.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 11 April 2022

In Peru, a High Court’s Opportunity to Combat Oil Spills in the Amazon

What happened in Peru highlights the importance of strategic litigation to preserve the Amazon as a key ecosystem to confront climate crisis, and to defend the peoples that call it home.read more

Indigenous Rights, Toxic Pollution | 3 March 2022

Peru’s Constitutional Court to hear case on Amazonian oil spills

The Court expects to resolve an amparo that communities of the Peruvian Amazon filed requesting the maintenance of the Norperuvian oil pipeline to prevent further spills.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 21 December 2021

5 important advances for the environmental movement in 2021

Actions born locally are enabling progress on a common goal that transcend borders: the protection of our planet, and the people that most closely depend on it.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 29 October 2021

Science's call to action for climate and air

The IPCC's emphasis on these pollutants reaffirms the intrinsic relationship between climate and air, as well as the urgent need to implement effective and joint measures for their protection.read more

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 October 2021

Victims of environmental contamination in La Oroya, Peru applaud the presentation of their case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

The decision, emitted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, represents an important opportunity to restore the rights of affected residents.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 15 September 2021

International technical assistance is consolidated to recover Uru Uru and Poopó lakes

At the request of organizations and communities, experts from the Ramsar Convention Secretariat will evaluate the degradation of the lakes and then issue technical recommendations for their recovery.read more

Indigenous Rights, Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 19 March 2021

Legal resistance to the expansion of salmon farming in Chile

A coalition of Kawésqar communities are defending their land and seas from the expansion of the salmon industry into their ancestral territory.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 January 2021

OECD to investigate human rights abuses filed against the owners of Cerrejón coal mine; BHP, Anglo American and Glencore

Parallel complaints also filed in Ireland against state owned-company for purchasing coal and Dublin-based sales wing of mining enterprise.read more

Climate Change, Fracking, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 16 November 2020

5 things you should know about methane

In general, all activities that cause methane emissions aggravate the climate crisis and the increasingly urgent need to combat air pollution.read more

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