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Oceans | 14 August 2018

Opening our eyes to the dangers of salmon farming in Chile

Hopefully my compatriots will realize that we share a common interest in protecting our most pristine waters from the damages of salmon farming.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 27 July 2018

Why we work to protect human rights in Latin America

AIDA attorneys understand that guaranteeing the human right to a healthy environment is fundamental to building a more just and equitable Latin America.read more

Freshwater Sources, 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

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 12 July 2018

Why Brazil must respond for Belo Monte's human rights violations

We did it! We submitted the final arguments in our case against Brazil before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. We demonstrate the damages the Belo Monte Dam has caused.read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 28 June 2018

Understanding the true costs of mining in Latin America

¿Aceptarías un negocio que te ofrece ganancias limitadas, pero costos infinitos?read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 14 June 2018

The women defending Guatemala’s rivers from large dams

Maria lives in Ixquisis, Guatemala. Last month, she joined with the other women of Ixquisis to speak about the threats the Pojom II and San Andrés dams pose to their way of life.read more

Coral reefs, Oceans | 8 June 2018

The many reasons we care for our oceans

At AIDA, we work to protect our oceans. It’s not an easy task. But the members of our marine team believe it’s a valuable one. And they’re committed to conserving our region’s marine ecosystems, no...read more

Human Rights, Public Participation | 31 May 2018

The flame that ignited Nicaragua’s protests

On April 3, a wildfire broke out in the Indio Maíz Biological Reserve in southeast Nicaragua. The government’s slow and inadequate response to the fire marked the beginning of a struggle that...read more

Coral reefs, Oceans | 28 May 2018

Did you know coral reefs produce medicine?

Corals have been recognized as an important source of new drugs to treat cancer, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, bacterial infections, viruses and heart disease, among other serious illnesses.read more

Fracking, Human Rights | 27 April 2018

Defending communities from fracking’s advance in Argentina

In a country highly dependent on hydrocarbons, human rights and those of nature are often overlooked. That's why in Argentina, AIDA and our allies are supporting the efforts of communities and...read more

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