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Climate Change, Fracking, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights | 17 February 2021

Fracking regulation in Mendoza violates Argentina's climate commitments

AIDA filed a legal brief before the Supreme Court of Mendoza arguing the unconstitutionality of a decree allowing for unconventional oil and gas drilling through hydraulic fracturing.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 January 2021

OECD to investigate human rights abuses filed against the owners of Cerrejón coal mine; BHP, Anglo American and Glencore

Parallel complaints also filed in Ireland against state owned-company for purchasing coal and Dublin-based sales wing of mining enterprise.read more

Oceans | 28 September 2020

Chile fails to advance towards adequate oversight of the salmon industry

An administrative summary investigating serious irregularities in salmon farming concessions ended up absolving the officials involved of all charges, without valid arguments.read more

Oceans | 22 September 2020

International alert issued on threats of uncontrolled fishing near Galapagos

It calls for the adoption of preventive, urgent and effective measures to address the problem and avoid irreparable damage to ecosystems and species.read more

Human Rights | 15 September 2020

Civil society calls on the Human Rights Council to recognize the right to a #HealthyEnvironment4All

People must be protected from the deadly impacts of environmental degradation and climate change - such as the increased spread of diseases like COVID-19.read more

Indigenous Rights, Mining | 1 July 2020

Mexico’s Federal Mining Law threatens human rights of indigenous peoples

International civil society organizations submitted amicus curiae briefs to the Mexican Supreme Court in support of the State of Puebla-based Masewal people’s constitutional action.read more

Indigenous Rights, Mining | 30 June 2020

Belo Sun project puts Amazon at serious risk of contamination

The Canadian company developing Belo Sun is failing to take sufficient measures to prevent a planned gold mine from contaminating groundwater and surface water sources.read more

Indigenous Rights, Mining | 17 June 2020

Expert report: proposed gold mine in Brazilian Amazon presents unacceptable risk

Hydrogeologist recommends that Canadian company Belo Sun’s licence be revoked.read more

Oceans | 8 June 2020

ON WORLD OCEAN DAY: An open letter

Our work, to protect the ocean is driven by the reality that humankind needs a healthy planet that can sustain life, for the sake of our homes, health, livelihoods and food.read more

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