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Mining, Oceans | 22 January 2021

What you should know about deep-sea mining

We know very little about the ecosystems on the ocean floor and the real impacts of this type of mining.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Oceans | 21 December 2020

7 AIDA Advances of 2020

We’re especially proud to report on the progress we've made toward a healthy environment and climate justice in Latin America.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 12 December 2020

Five years after the Paris Agreement, climate justice is more urgent than ever

The climate agreement reiterates that States are required to incorporate human rights into all climate action, a key task still to be addressed.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

Capacity Building, Human Rights | 10 November 2020

Science as a human right and a tool for environmental justice

Strengthening the right to science is vital for promoting more just and sustainable societies, where socioeconomic, racial, and gender gaps do not impede access to information as a common good.read more

Sea turtle floating on coral reefs

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans | 29 October 2020

Three major opportunities to save the ocean and the climate

Despite being delayed due to the pandemic, these international negotiation processes still represent important windows of opportunity to save the ocean, the climate and our future.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 30 September 2020

Defending the environment is defending our future from the climate crisis

Environmental defenders are at risk for opposing projects that exacerbate the climate crisis. It is urgent to prioritize within climate action their protection.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 7 September 2020

Environmental racism and the differentiated harm of the pandemic

In discussing and addressing the pandemic, it is essential to know that it does not reach all people in the same way, that it puts traditional communities at risk of extinction.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

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 20 August 2020

Championing Lake Poopó’s recovery to protect the life it holds

Bolivia's second largest lake has been damaged by the diversion of rivers, the climate crisis, and mining activities to the point of putting at risk all the life systems that depend on it.read more

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