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Climate Change, Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 May 2022

5 reasons to end coal extraction and use

These five reasons are at the same time arguments for the decarbonization of Latin America's energy matrix.read more

drawing of six indigenous communicators of the Americas

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 22 April 2022

The indigenous resistance, told in their own voice

Preserving the only planet we know from the climate crisis requires incorporating the ancestral knowledge of indigenous peoples in the design and implementation of solutions.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 11 April 2022

In Peru, a High Court’s Opportunity to Combat Oil Spills in the Amazon

What happened in Peru highlights the importance of strategic litigation to preserve the Amazon as a key ecosystem to confront climate crisis, and to defend the peoples that call it home.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights | 30 March 2022

What you should know about the trinational alert to save the Pantanal from wildfires

In recent years, fires have seriously damaged and endangered the largest freshwater wetland in the world, the Pantanal, which sits at the shared border of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay.read more

Human Rights, Oceans | 17 March 2022

In Chile, progress for indigenous participation in decisions affecting their territories

Chile’s Supreme Court ordered industrial salmon farmer Nova Austral to engage in public participation processes prior to authorizing the relocation of four farms into the Kawésqar National Reserve.read more

Human Rights, Oceans | 24 February 2022

Reaffirming the legitimate protection of the right to a healthy environment

We provided legal and technical evidence regarding the human right to a healthy environment and access to justice, enshrined in international law.read more

Capacity Building, Climate Change, Human Rights | 15 February 2022

Climate litigation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Launching a regional platform

The launch of this regional platform is not only great news for Latin America and the Caribbean but also for the whole active global community that uses the Courts in favor of the planet.read more

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

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights | 15 December 2021

Three advances for climate and environmental justice in 2021

This year, AIDA made important advances on that path, hand-in-hand with communities and allies in the region. They are the stories that inspire us to continue working for the future.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 10 December 2021

The day that the indigenous struggle bore fruit in Guatemala

The IDB now has the historic opportunity to correct its mistakes and legitimize its actions, honor its institutional mandate to promote development, respect and recognize indigenous peoples.read more

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