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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

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Toxic Pollution | 27 August 2020

Moving towards clean food production, without glyphosate

There exists an urgent need in the region to move towards a more sustainable ecological model that abandons agrochemicals like glyphosate, known to cause serious harms.read more

Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 24 July 2020

The unbridled use of disposable plastic: A new global crisis

Let’s be aware that, because of the pandemic, we’re moving backwards in the reduction of plastic waste and the prevention of the damages it causes.read more

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

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