Join us in sharing the Youth Declaration on the Rights of Nature and Future Generations!

Earth Law Center and the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature (GARN) Youth Hub led two sessions on “Youth and the Rights of Nature Movement: shifting the paradigm for all future generations” at the first IUCN Global Youth Summit April 7-9. As a result of the Rights of Nature sessions, a Declaration was draftedContinue Reading Join us in sharing the Youth Declaration on the Rights of Nature and Future Generations!

Red mud pollution in Marseille: Fifth and final case of European Rights of Nature Tribunal

The factory of Gardanne (Bouches du Rhône), is producing alumina or aluminum oxide, a material used to make electronic components, ceramics, and refractory material. This activity emits toxic waste full of heavy metals and heightened radioactivity, causing the famous “red mud” in Marseille, and it has been happening with state authorization since 1967. Moreover, throughContinue Reading Red mud pollution in Marseille: Fifth and final case of European Rights of Nature Tribunal

Hydropower dams damaging the Balkan rivers: Fourth case hearing of European Rights of Nature Tribunal

The Balkan Rivers are a huge hotspot for biodiversity, but they are being threatened by the construction of 3,500 small hydropower dams, resulting in the mass destruction of ecosystems and watercourses, and thus, of several unique species. Experts have deemed this as enormous ecocide, and it’s happening now. Ecocide in Balkan Rivers hearing Download theContinue Reading Hydropower dams damaging the Balkan rivers: Fourth case hearing of European Rights of Nature Tribunal

Third case of the European Tribunal in Defense of Aquatic Ecosystems: Lake Vättern Case

The Tribunal will hear and try five critical aquatic ecosystem cases brought by frontline, impacted communities, and experts from across Europe. This third case in the series is focusing on Lake Vättern. Lake Vättern is the second largest lake in Sweden. It provides drinking water for more than 250.000 people, a number that may increase substantially inContinue Reading Third case of the European Tribunal in Defense of Aquatic Ecosystems: Lake Vättern Case

European Tribunal in Defense of Aquatic Ecosystems: French Guiana Case

The European Tribunal in Defense of Aquatic Ecosystems presents its second case: Rights for French Guiana, on Saturday, February 27th, 5 pm Paris time. This second case in the series is focusing on French Guiana. For more than 30 years, illegal gold mining has severely hit the French Guiana region. This activity is devastating theContinue Reading European Tribunal in Defense of Aquatic Ecosystems: French Guiana Case

First audience of the Tribunal in Defense of Aquatic Ecosystems: Rights for la Mer de Glace

The first hearing of the European Tribunal for Aquatic Ecosystems will take place on January 30th 2021 at 5 pm. To inaugurate this citizen tribunal organised by the European Network of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature (GARN), Notre Affaire à Tous will defend the Mer de Glace case, alongside the Mountain WildernessContinue Reading First audience of the Tribunal in Defense of Aquatic Ecosystems: Rights for la Mer de Glace

TOWARDS AN EU CHARTER OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF NATURE!!!

The Rights of Nature movement is taking the world by storm. We hope to see many countries unite through this cause. Please check out the following link for more information about that is going on in RON related news in Europe! https://www.eesc.europa.eu/en/our-work/publications-other-work/publications/towards-eu-charter-fundamental-rights-nature