International Rights of Nature Tribunal in Bonn Findings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : 10 November 2017 Media Contact: Robert Wager (media contact) robert@endecocide.eu + 49 160 8104348 Cabot Davis (general inquiries) cabot@movementrights.org + 1 (831) 854-7634 Natalia Greene (Tribunal’s Secretariat) nati.greene@gmail.com + 593 9944-3724 Press release Bonn Tribunal (final)-ES (Print Spanish) Press release Bonn Tribunal (final) (Print English) BONN, Germany – The 4th sessionContinue Reading International Rights of Nature Tribunal in Bonn Findings

COP out – Earth’s Rights neglected in favour of market driven forces

COP out – Earth’s Rights neglected in favour of market driven forces By Cormac Cullinan, Cullinan & Associates, 29 February 2016 When world leaders celebrated a ‘decisive’ outcome at COP21 they were inadvertently demonstrating the utter futility of continuing to believe that we can rely on United Nations processes to prevent catastrophic climate change. CommentingContinue Reading COP out – Earth’s Rights neglected in favour of market driven forces

Recognizing the Rights of Nature and the Living Forest

By Osprey Orielle Lake, Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network International During COP21 U.N. climate negotiations and actions by the climate justice movement in Paris, two truly transformational ideas were presented that challenge dominant destructive paradigms and instead offer deep systemic change. Today, we invite you to READ and SHARE this article by WECAN ExecutiveContinue Reading Recognizing the Rights of Nature and the Living Forest

Eco-Instigator On International Rights of Nature Tribunal

Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) released the December 2015 edition of eco-Instigator with a detailed article on the International Rights of Nature Tribunal held in Paris during COP21.  Nnimmo Bassey served on the panel of distinguished judges at the Tribunal in Paris and presented for the Case on False Solutions for Climate Change duringContinue Reading Eco-Instigator On International Rights of Nature Tribunal

Ta’kaiya Blaney – To turn the world around, turn it upside down

Ta’kaiya Blaney, through a poignant closing song at the International Rights of Nature Tribunal in Paris, shared the message If you want to turn the world around, you need to turn it upside down … video by Citizens’ Voice at the Paris Climate Talks Ta’kaiya Blaney, from the Tla’Amin First Nation in British Columbia withContinue Reading Ta’kaiya Blaney – To turn the world around, turn it upside down

International Rights of Nature Tribunal AGENDA

December 4-5, Maison des Metallos, 94 Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011 Download International Rights of Nature Program ~ Click for English      Cliquez pour le français INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS OF NATURE TRIBUNAL A unique, citizen-created initiative to testify publicly about the destruction of the Earth and propose a systemic alternative to environmental protection and current environmental laws. TheContinue Reading International Rights of Nature Tribunal AGENDA

Donner une voix à la Terre Mère

Alors que les négociations internationales de la COP21 présentent de fausses solutions au réchauffement climatique et sont vouées à l’échec, nous pouvons et nous devons montrer d’autres voies. Le Tribunal des Droits de la Nature se présente comme un véritable changement de paradigme – un forum pour promouvoir le monde que nous voulons tous. PresqueContinue Reading Donner une voix à la Terre Mère

Ho-Chunk Nation adds “Rights of Nature” to their constitution

Over nineteen hundred Ho-Chunk tribal members gathered on a balmy early afternoon at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin on September 19th, for the annual General Council. Major tribal issues are taken up and voted on by a quorum of the Ho-Chunk population. The Ho-Chunk tribe has been severely affected by the unregulated effectsContinue Reading Ho-Chunk Nation adds “Rights of Nature” to their constitution

Finally Being Heard: The Great Barrier Reef and the International Rights of Nature Tribunal

By Michelle Maloney, PhD, Australian Earth Laws Alliance In January 2014, the newly created International Tribunal for the Rights of Nature and Mother Earth (‘the Tribunal’) sat for the first time in Quito, Ecuador. The Tribunal, created by international civil society network ‘The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature’, admitted nine cases, including aContinue Reading Finally Being Heard: The Great Barrier Reef and the International Rights of Nature Tribunal