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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

Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 25 July 2018

The Colombian town that’s taking on coal mining

At AIDA, we believe in a clean energy future, and our work will continue to support the move towards a coal-free Latin America.read more

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

Mining, Toxic Pollution | 12 February 2018

Bolivia: What mining leaves behind

For centuries, Bolivia has allowed its economy to depend almost exclusively on the extractive sector, an option that is entirely unsustainable in the medium and long term.read more

Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 25 January 2018

Salmon farms in Chilean Patagonia approved without adequate environmental evaluation

A study commissioned by AIDA 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.read more

Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 25 January 2018

The Risks of the Salmon Industry’s Expansion in Chilean Patagonia

An analysis of the situation of salmon farms in Magallanes, responding to the following questions: How many exist? Where are they? How much do they produce and in what conditions do they do so?read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 29 November 2017

The hidden mine that threatens Colombia’s water

Previous attempts at mining near Santurbán have been rejected due to the potential damage they would cause to this unique natural environment, which serves as a key water source.read more

Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 8 June 2017

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

Chile’s unregulated salmon industry has serious environmental side-effects.read more

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