Environmental Justice

Informe Violación de Derechos Humanos

Community-Based Human Rights Impact Assessment of Canadian Mine in Oaxaca

ORIGINAL SOURCE: Educa Oaxaca. San José mining project. Report on the violation of human rights in the communities of Ocotlán, Ejutla and Tlacolula, Oaxaca Executive Summary This report assesses ...

Community meeting and informational session on the impacts of the two dams

Bolivia: The Hostile Takeover of Indigenous Organizations

State-affiliated leaders and organizations have created severe divisions and tensions among indigenous communities.

No more Oil Spills Photo: Iván Castaneira

Ecuador: Two Executive Orders Threatening the Amazon

The oil and mining policies of Ecuador's government continue to affect indigenous populations and go against all recommendations to mitigate climate change.

Court in Mexico Blocks Federal Mandate that Declared Infrastructure Projects of “Public Interest” and “National Security”

In Mexico, as in many neoliberal and authoritarian governments, the discourse of national security has been used again and again as a pretext for developmentalist extractivist projects. The National I...

Peru Mining Breaks the Environmental Balance in Fishing Harbor

The mining project in Puerto Huarmey, located in the Ancash Region of Peru, has profoundly impacted the life of fishermen, indigenous, and peasants who still inhabit the region. Local residents have b...

Land Evictions Leave Thousands Homeless in Paraguay

Radio Fe y Alegría about the current situation in Paraguay of evictions and criminalization of peasant and indigenous communities.

Los peligros del incremento de la minería “verde” en América para la transición energética del norte

The dangers of more “green” mining in the Americas for the energy transition in the North

The myths of “green,” “sustainable” and “climate smart” mining are gaining traction across the world. Companies are marketing these mines as “green,” and present them as the solution to the climate cr...

Bolivia: The March for the Earth, the territory and for identity, returns home

After close to 100 days of resistance in Bolivia’s lowlands, indigenous representatives of the newly created PNIAOC decided to return home without the hoped dialogue with Luis Arce’s government

Looking Forward from COP26: An Interview with Andrés Tapia from Lanceros Digitales and CONFENIAE

Interview with Andres Tapia, community communicator for Lanceros Digitales and CONFENIAE on the participation of indigenous peoples in the COP26 summit.

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