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Oceans, Public Participation | 27 September 2016

Celebrating hope for oceans

By Gladys Martínez This month I’m celebrating my tenth anniversary with AIDA. For a decade now, I’ve been working for environmental justice and realizing one of my lifelong dreams: defending more

Climate Change, Public Participation | 22 August 2016

The Olympics and the Record We Mustn't Break

By Florencia Ortúzar Greene, AIDA attorney The 2016 Río Olympics have come to an end. Over the last few weeks, the world has once again borne witness to the greatest achievements of the human body, more

Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 14 August 2016

Brazil & The Olympics: Signs of Danger, Signs of Hope

By Rodrigo da Costa Sales, AIDA attorney As the Brazilian flag was raised at the Rio Olympics to the soft sounds of acoustic guitar, the familiar words of my country’s national anthem struck more

Vigil in front of the OAS

Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights | 9 August 2016

Indigenous People of the Americas Have New Hope for Justice

By Astrid Puentes Riaño (text originally published in more

Cienago Grande

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources | 19 July 2016

Six Colombian Wetlands of Global Importance

Colombia is blessed with sweeping mountaintops, rich jungles, and rivers that curve through the heart of it all. The country has three mountain chains, fertile volcanic soils, half of the world’ more

Current members of the IACHR.

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights | 27 June 2016

Activist Deaths Demand Accountability

Last year 185 environmental activists were murdered world-wide, two-thirds from Latin America, according to Global Witness. Of the ten most dangerous countries in the world for more

Public Participation | 19 June 2016

The love of nature, a lesson from father to daughter

By Aida Navarro, AIDA Communications and Human Resources Advisor On Father’s Day, I’d like to share the vision that my daughter Constanza has of her father. At AIDA we celebrate all the fathers more

Climate Change, Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 30 May 2016

Mexico City: Air Pollution Points to Climate Solutions

By Laura Yaniz, AIDA social media manager (originally published more


Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 10 May 2016

Marcelina, the voice of the San Pedro Mezquital

At 57 years old, Marcelina López has a very active life. She sews her own clothes, makes beautiful jewelry, raises chickens, sells eggs, cooks, is a midwife and organizes the women of her community; more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 5 May 2016

Brazil inaugurated Belo Monte: There’s nothing to celebrate!

The Brazilian government grandly inaugurated the Belo Monte Dam, which sits on the Xingu River in the midst of the Amazon. As an organization that legally represents affected indigenous and more