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Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 30 June 2020

Contamination and COVID-19: Why didn't air quality Improve in the Valley of Mexico?

Despite the mobility restrictions established in response to the pandemic, ozone concentrations actually increased. That's because pollutants are linked to more than just vehicle use.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation, Toxic Pollution | 29 May 2020

Colombia: Holding virtual hearings violates communities' right to participation

The rights of access to information, justice and participation are among the most violated. We must prevent the pandemic from becoming an excuse to continue abusing them.read more

Toxic Pollution | 4 February 2020

ACT: Clean Air for All

Read in Spanish // in Portuguese . Globally, nine out of ten people live in places where the air is extremely harmful. Gases and particles that...read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Public Participation, Toxic Pollution | 27 January 2020

Learning from Mendoza, Argentina: “Water is not negotiable

When citizens are aware of the importance of nature and the scale of the dangers it faces, they will not yield.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 10 December 2019

COP25: Organizations call on governments to improve air quality and, with it, slow the climate crisis

Environmental and social organizations from Latin America and around the world urge governments to limit short-lived climate pollutants in their international climate commitments.read more

Toxic Pollution | 10 December 2019

A Plan to Decontaminate Our Cities and Contain the Climate Crisis

More than 100 organizations from Latin America and around the world urged governments to include ambitious and measurable targets for confronting air pollution in their new climate commitments.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 2 December 2019

Sacrifice Zones: The injustice of living in an unhealthy environment

The Sacrifice Zones are a very clear example of the structural problems afflicting our society: certain communities bear all the costs and enjoy none of the benefits. This is unacceptable.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights, Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 18 November 2019

The oil spill devouring life on Brazil’s beaches

Since late August, oil has been registered at more than 500 points along 2,500 kilometers of coastline in northeastern Brazil. Far from being resolved, the problem is getting worse every day.read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 11 November 2019

Air pollution: it damages your health from day one

A multi-city study, the first conducted in Colombia and Latin America, determines the relationship between air pollution and respiratory and circulatory diseases in the population.read more

Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 1 November 2019

Complaint to IACHR on the impacts of the oil spill in Northeastern Brazil

In partnership with Brazilian civil society organizations, AIDA submitted a complaint to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights alerting of...read more

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