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Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 16 September 2018

We all deserve to breathe clean air

AIDA works to improve air quality in Latin America, advocating for the protection of our children and other populations highly vulnerable to atmospheric contamination.read more

Toxic Pollution | 27 August 2018

We have to talk about the bees

Seventy-five percent of our food production relies on pollinators, including bees. Although bee deaths are caused by different factors, human activity is the one thing they all have in common.read more

Mining, Toxic Pollution | 27 August 2018

Offering communities scientific support to stop mining’s damages

Mining is an economic activity with serious environmental costs. Often, communities located near mining projects do not have access to truthful,...read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 6 August 2018

Seminarios virtuales: minería en América Latina

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Mining, Toxic Pollution | 28 June 2018

Understanding the true costs of mining in Latin America

Would you accept a business deal that offered you limited profits and infinite expenses?read more

Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 25 January 2018

Salmon farms in Chilean Patagonia approved without adequate environmental evaluation

A study commissioned by the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense found that more than half of the salmon farms currently operating in the Magallanes region of Southern Patagonia have generated a partial or total lack of oxygen in the water. Nine of those are located in naturally protected areas.read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 29 November 2017

The hidden mine that threatens Colombia’s water

For me, a living thing like water can never be replaced by a non-living thing like gold. Gold should never be worth more than the water that gives us...read more

Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 8 June 2017

Chilean chum: How eating salmon in the US hurts Patagonia’s coastal wildlife

After two years of vegetarianism, the Texan in me decided that an entirely plant-based diet was not going to work. The experience, however, taught me...read more

Freshwater Sources, Toxic Pollution | 5 June 2017

Ramsar Secretariat advises Colombia to add Ciénaga Grande to list of world’s most threatened wetlands

Experts at the Ramsar Convention, an international treaty for the protection of wetlands, identified “significant changes” due to human interference in the ecological characteristics of the area.read more

Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 22 May 2017

Calling on Chile to protect Patagonia from the risks of the salmon industry

Civil society organizations filed an administrative complaint and a petition calling on the government to investigate and punish farm operators, and to enforce existing regulations.read more

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