Tag Environment

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We participate in a discussion on climate change

On September 25 of this year, we participated in a discussion together with other NGOs from Latin America and the Caribbean, in which we discussed the collaborative work carried out this year: «Climate Change and the Rights of Women, Indigenous…
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The province on fire, again

Native forest ecosystems, no less than a month after the last fires, are again affected by this phenomenon, causing immeasurable environmental damage. Even though drought conditions constitute a variable that increases the risk of fire, these,…

Argentina ratified the Escazú Agreement

In a special session held yesterday, the Chamber of Deputies approved the bill to ratify the Escazú Agreement. With this act, only the ratification of a Latin American and Caribbean State would remain for its subsequent entry into force. “Below,…
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Agrochemicals, an environmental and public health problem

This document aims to examine, from a comprehensive environmental and public health perspective, the impacts caused by the application of agrochemicals. One of the many consequences of the existing agricultural production model in Argentina…
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Judgment of the Appeals Chamber in favor of Potrerillo de Larreta

On July 15, the Ninth Nomination Chamber of Civil and Commercial Appeals of the city of Córdoba resolved to nullify the first instance ruling and allow the placement of fences in the Los Paredones stream in the town of Alta Gracia. In the same…
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The creation of the Agroecology Directorate at the national level was made official

On August 11, through a Resolution of the Official Gazette, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Livestock defined its new organization chart and made official the creation of the National Directorate of Agroecology, which will be chaired…

We request information from the Ministry of Environment of the Nation

During December of last year, the National Congress passed the Law on Minimum Budgets for Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change. However, a large part of its provisions must be regulated by the National Executive Power to guarantee its…
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Dismissal in the "Mother Cause" Ituzaingó Annex

As a result of a presentation made by the defense of one of the accused in the so-called "mother cause" of Barrio Ituzaingó, the Criminal Chamber No. 12, decided to allow the dismissal. She considered that the accused in question had already…
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"Precautionary distancing" in the application of agrochemicals

On June 12, 2020, in the city of Santa Fe, the Second Chamber of the Civil and Commercial Appeals Chamber, made up of Eduardo Sodero, Luciano Pagiliano and Armando Drago, resolved to establish a distance of one thousand meters for fumigations…
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Climate Change and the Rights of Women, Indigenous Peoples and Rural Communities in the Americas

Together with 16 civil society organizations in Latin America, we prepare this report that addresses the problem of Climate Change, its effects and impacts on human rights from the regional context. It was presented to the Inter-American Commission…