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Climate Change, Oceans | 25 September 2019

Ocean scientists and NGOs call time on government neglect of earth’s life support system

Overfishing, pollution, destruction of habitats, ecosystems and biodiversity are all stressors which can be stopped to support the resilience of the ocean to withstand the climate crisis.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 18 September 2019

200 environmental and human rights leaders pledge to tackle climate emergency together

These leaders and their groups seek to put pressure on governments and corporations to ramp up climate commitments.read more

Fracking | 13 September 2019

State Council maintains suspension of fracking in Colombia

We are proud to be a part of this litigation and hope that the high court will continue to prioritize the precautionary principle and consider the risks that fracking entails.read more

Large Dams | 4 September 2019

Inter-American Development Bank washes its hands of responsibility for dangerous Hidroituango dam and related human rights violations in Colombia

Fearing imminent collapse of the dam, communities in Antioquia, Colombia, have learned that the public lending arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will not be investigated.read more

Climate Change, Human Rights | 22 August 2019

AIDA Statement on the crisis in the Amazon

We call on citizens and the international community to pressure the governments of Brazil and the other countries of the region to reverse course and effectively protect the Amazon.read more

Bird species diversity in Yum Balam, protected natural area in Mexico

Climate Change, Human Rights, Oceans | 18 August 2019

Defend Yum Balam, a key ecosystem for biodiversity and the climate

AIDA presented an amicus brief demonstrating Mexico’s obligations to preserve the protected area in the face of a 21,000-room hotel project that would imply significant damage to the site.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 30 July 2019

Communities request international support to save Bolivia’s Poopó and Uru Uru lakes

They call on the Ramsar Convention to visit the lakes and make recommendations for their preservation. The lakes are at grave risk from mining, river diversion and the climate crisis.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation | 25 July 2019

We Too Demand Peace: International Civil Society Organizations Join with Colombians Marching for Peace

We join their call for the Colombian government to protect the social leaders building peace in their communities.read more

Coral reefs | 23 July 2019

Resolution provides measures to protect corals in the Colombia Caribbean

Setting a positive precedent in Colombia and an important region of the Greater Caribbean, CORALINA prohibited the fishing and commercialization of several species of herbivorous and omnivorous fish.read more

Fracking | 15 July 2019

Colombia makes the right move by suspending fracking project

Citing a recent court order, Colombia’s environmental authority has suspended the licensing process for a fracking project. It represents an advance to stop fracking’s expansion in Latin America.read more

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