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The barren land where the Bruno Stream once ran.

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 9 August 2019

Coal or life: Walking where a stream once ran

Although the Bruno is one of few streams in Colombia’s driest department and one of the scarce sources of fresh water for communities living there, its channel was diverted to facilitate mining.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Oceans | 22 July 2019

What we must do to preserve the planet’s biodiversity and natural heritage

Our air, water, and food depend on biodiversity—the varied forms of life on our planet and the interaction between them. Caring for this natural heritage is now more important than ever.read more

Climate Change, Oceans | 12 July 2019

Why these algae-eating fish may be corals’ greatest allies

Numerous studies have shown that herbivorous fish play a fundamental role in the health and survival of coral reefs by removing the algae that robs corals of the light and space they need to grow.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 20 June 2019

International tribunal supports indigenous struggle for the Amazon

The International Rights of Nature Tribunal ruled that the Bolivian State had “violated” the rights of nature and of the indigenous people that inhabit a natural protected area in the Bolivian Amazon.read more

| 5 June 2019

Clean air should be a human right, says UN Special Rapporteur

While the majority of countries around the world have recognized the right to a healthy environment, the right to clean air does not yet enjoy the same level of global recognition.read more

Climate Change, Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights | 20 May 2019

Is the UN finally turning against fracking?

It is crucial that the international community as a whole commits to developing only truly sustainable energy projects. Fracking is not one.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 13 May 2019

Nature first: it’s time to build environmental consciousness

The good news is that the changes we need to make to resolve the environmental crisis are not only achievable; they are what people living on this planet actually want.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 30 April 2019

Clean air and climate justice: the best gifts for our children

My gift for my children this year will be to continue working for better air quality in Mexico City, and to collaboratively build a future in which climate justice is a reality.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Public Participation | 22 April 2019

Listening to indigenous peoples to save the planet

Indigenous peoples have lived for centuries in a much more sustainable way. They offer us, in many ways, examples and opportunities to learn again, to change and to improve.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 10 April 2019

How Brazil is threatening indigenous and environmental rights

The setback posed by the current administration has only strengthened the resistance of indigenous communities, and those of us who support them.read more

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