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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Colombian Government Must Immediately Suspend the Use of Glyphosate Colombian Government Must Immediately Suspend the Use of Glyphosate
Glyphosate has been classified as a substance probably carcinogenic to humans.
We need your help to protect the Coral Reefs and Jungle of Veracruz! We need your help to protect the Coral Reefs and Jungle of Veracruz!
SIGN to ask the Mexican Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources to conserve those natural treasures!
Don Diego Mining Project Poses Grave Risk to Mexican Marine Ecosystem Don Diego Mining Project Poses Grave Risk to Mexican Marine Ecosystem
The Environmental Impact Statement for the project lacks sufficient information about safeguards for the ecosystem.
International Regulatory Best Practices for Coral Reef Protection International Regulatory Best Practices for Coral Reef Protection
Our new report provides legal tools to protect corals throughout the region. Read it!

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SIGN Now and Help Us to Protect the Coral Reefs and Jungle of Veracruz! April 2015
SIGN Now and Help Us to Protect the Coral Reefs and Jungle of Veracruz!
Dance for Corals on April 10th in the Bay Area! March 2015
Dance for Corals on April 10th in the Bay Area!
Preventing Environmental Damage from Mining February 2015
Preventing Environmental Damage from Mining
Protecting coral reefs in Mexico and throughout Latin America January 2015
Protecting coral reefs in Mexico and throughout Latin America