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Indigenous Rights, Mining | 4 June 2020

Continued extractive activities put indigenous and rural communities at increased risk from the pandemic

States must implement comprehensive and concerted health strategies to respect, guarantee and protect indigenous and peasant communities near mining or oil exploitation projects.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation, Toxic Pollution | 29 May 2020

Colombia: Holding virtual hearings violates communities' right to participation

The rights of access to information, justice and participation are among the most violated. We must prevent the pandemic from becoming an excuse to continue abusing them.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 20 May 2020

COVID-19 Response: The importance of providing special protection to indigenous peoples and Afro-descendants

Protecting these peoples so that the pandemic does not threaten their lives and integrity is a moral and historic duty, and an international obligation of all States.read more

Capacity Building, Human Rights, Mining | 13 May 2020

Webinar "A Just Transition: Why should industrialized countries reduce their consumption of raw materials? The case of Germany"

We presented the proposals of an NGO network in Germany to achieve a reduction in the consumption of raw materials and to include the perspectives of producer countries.read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 28 April 2020

Inter-American Court upholds indigenous rights in Argentina

The Court's decision contributes to the consolidation of standards to protect the land of indigenous communities, as well as their rights to a healthy environment, water and culture.read more

Coral reefs, Oceans | 16 April 2020

What I learned from my internship at AIDA

I’m back in Berlin, but I plan to return soon to La Paz to see the birds, whale sharks, and other species that inhabit the area and are living proof of the valuable work of organizations like AIDA.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans, Public Participation | 30 March 2020

International Environmental Law: History and milestones

International Environmental Law is a discipline that involves the whole world in the protection of a common good: our environment.read more

Oceans | 25 February 2020

Sharks in Colombia: The risks of weak regulation

Colombian regulations allow small-scale artisanal shark fishing, but prohibit industrial scale shark fishing. However, weak enforcement fails to adequately protect these magnificent creatures.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 24 February 2020

3 ways to maintain hope in the face of the climate crisis

Our actions can be divided into three areas: the individual, the community, and the citizen-consumer.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 12 February 2020

Why are women so important to the pursuit of environmental justice?

Women are more than simply the most affected by the climate crisis. They also are active participants with a vital role to play in preserving nature and seeking solutions for the health of our planet.read more

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