Blog | Page 26 | Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) Skip to content Skip to navigation
gray whale

Mining, Oceans | 8 June 2015

Mine Threatens a Great Marine Migrator

By Haydée Rodríguez Each year, the gray whale sets out on one of the longest migratory journeys on the planet: a more

Coral reefs, Public Participation | 5 June 2015

AIDA Calls for the Effective Protection of Wetlands in the Americas

The Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) calls on the Member States of the Ramsar Convention to effectively protect wetlands in the Americas. The Contracting Parties of more

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 3 June 2015

Statement by NGOs at Ramsar COP12

By World Wetland Network The non-government NGO sector and civil society greatly appreciates this opportunity to address the 12th Conference of Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention more

Coral reefs, Capacity Building | 3 June 2015

The Montreaux Record: Saving Essential Wetlands

Contamination, deforestation and accelerating urban growth pose serious threats to the health of the world’s wetlands. No tool aimed at protecting these valuable ecosystems should be wasted. more

Accountability and Transparency, Capacity Building, Climate Change | 28 May 2015

AIDA Attends Ramsar COP for Wetlands Conservation

In regions across the Americas, water is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. Baja California and other parts of Mexico are experiencing water shortages. Washington, Oregon and California more

Lake Nicaragua

Human Rights, Public Participation | 25 May 2015

The Nicaragua Canal: Resistance to Dispossession

“How do I explain do my son that to be a landowner will soon mean to be an employee?” asked a woman who may soon lose her land because of the proposed Nicaraguan Interoceanic Grand Canal. more

Participación Ciudadana, Cambio Climático | 29 April 2015

Green Climate Fund Begins Accreditation Process

2015. This is the year. Sink or swim. It’s all or nothing. Opening the Green Climate Fund’s Ninth Meeting of the Board last month, Executive Director Hela Cheikhrouhou spoke with an more

fracking well

Fracking | 23 April 2015

Stopping Fracking: Together We’re Stronger!

It’s an increasingly recognized reality: the world cannot burn its reserves of fossil fuels and expect the planet to be habitable. But energy companies continue extracting fossil fuels in pursuit more

Construction of Belo Monte

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 1 April 2015

Belo Monte: The Urgency of Effectively Protecting Human Rights

Four years ago this month, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights took an important step forward for the peoples of the Xingú River Basin. It requested that the Brazilian government more

pascua lama mining project

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Mining | 23 March 2015

Toward a law to protect glaciers and water in Chile

More than 70 percent of the world’s fresh water is frozen in glaciers, [1] making these giants the most important freshwater reserves on the more


Connect With Us