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PROTECTING OUR RIGHT TO A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT. AIDA is the only regional organization of environmental legal experts who are both from and in Latin America. We use  the power of international law to create sustainable solutions throughout the region.

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Blog | 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

Press Releases | 22 April 2022

Court ruling may approve licensing for Belo Sun's mining project in the Amazon

A possible decision in favor of Belo Sun may set a precedent that illegally restricts consultation of traditional peoples and sanctions human rights violations.Read More

drawing of six indigenous communicators of the Americas

Blog | 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

Press Releases | 21 April 2022

Court suspends fracking pilot projects, reaffirms right to prior consultation in Colombia

The ruling recognizes that fracking cannot advance without the real and effective participation of affected communities and in a context of threats against the lives of human rights defenders.Read More

Blog | 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

Blog | 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

When the violation of the rights of Amazonian peoples in Brazil receives no response nationally, these communities find in AIDA a voice in the Americas.

Felicio Pontes, Attorney, Federal Public Ministry, Brazil

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