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Protest against fracking

Fracking, Public Participation | 28 August 2017

In Colombia, the power to stop fracking lies with the people

If our governments are committed to continuing to drill for fossil fuels, it’s time for local communities to stand up and demand a future of clean, renewable energy.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Public Participation | 21 August 2017

Berta lives: Keeping the struggle alive, despite the risks

Environmental activists in Honduras are still fighting the dam, but the Central American Bank for Economic Integration has yet to pull its financial support for the project.read more

Altamira

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 27 July 2017

Belo Monte: Hope remains, despite failed promises

The urban population, as well as the indigenous and riverside communities, still have hope that Altamira, the city closest to the dam, will one day be a quiet and beautiful city again.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights | 24 July 2017

As killings increase, how can we defend the defenders?

Each year, as the problem intensifies, we’re reminded of our duty to stand up for environmental and human rights defenders, and of the need to institute adequate policies for their protection.read more

Hammerhead shark

Oceans | 26 June 2017

Shark conservation is at risk in Costa Rica

Costa Rica should prohibit export of hammerhead products for at least one year, or until the country reduces hammerhead fishing and the health of the species improves.read more

Salmon farm

Oceans, Toxic Pollution | 8 June 2017

Chilean chum: How eating salmon in the US hurts Patagonia’s coastal wildlife

Chile’s unregulated salmon industry has serious environmental side-effects.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 29 May 2017

Spending climate dollars on large dams – a bad idea

Large dams worsen climate change and are highly vulnerable to its impacts. They also cause grave economic and socio-environmental problems.read more

Coral reefs, Capacity Building | 29 May 2017

In search of legal protection for Mexico’s reefs

The Mexican Senate’s Special Climate Change Commission decided to do something about the threats facing corals.read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Public Participation | 19 May 2017

Remembering Robert Moran

A distinguished hydrogeologist who was an immense resource in furthering environmental protection globally and a dedicated partner to AIDA.read more

Public Participation | 10 May 2017

Love for my daughter and the planet

It’s important to think about what kind of world we want our kids to live in right now.read more

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