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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

Climate Change, Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 8 July 2022

In regressive decision, high court endorses fracking in Colombia

The ruling does not exonerate national and local authorities from protecting the environment and respecting the fundamental rights of the population as they consolidate the mining and energy policy.read more

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

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