Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense: Human Rights and Environmental Law

Climate change may be the greatest long-term threat to human communities and biodiversity. AIDA works to address the root causes and develop strategies for mitigation.

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Environmental health and human health are two sides of the same coin. AIDA defends human rights against environmental threats in the hemisphere.

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Fisheries and marine ecosystems are severely threatened worldwide. AIDA works to protect the fragile marine and coastal biodiversity of the Americas.

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AIDA builds capacity and expands opportunities for citizen participation by forging international alliances and equipping stakeholders with the tools to get involved.

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Clean freshwater is a cornerstone of human health and biodiversity. AIDA uses the law to safeguard freshwater from depletion and contamination.

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No Dirty Energy  in the Green Climate Fund Climate Marchers to Global Leaders: No Dirty Energy in the Green Climate Fund
Thousands of people flooded the streets of New York City demanding a financial commitment to clean energy.
Job openings Job openings. Join us!
AIDA seeks a freelance English writer and graphic designers.
People harmed by environmental contamination in La Oroya have been waiting People harmed by environmental contamination in La Oroya have been waiting for seven years for the State to guarantee their rights
Those affected still have not received the medical attention they require.
Call for Applications: 2015 Interns Call for Applications: 2015 Interns
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The environment and human rights takes a legislative beating July 2014
The environment and human rights takes a legislative beating
AIDA uses international law to protect reefs and mangroves in Mexico June 2014
AIDA uses international law to protect reefs and mangroves in Mexico
Colombia must choose between gold and water: Al Gore May 2014
Colombia must choose between gold and water: Al Gore
COP20: Drafting a climate change agreement with Latin American involvement April 2014
COP20: Drafting a climate change agreement with Latin American involvement