From Tom Brenan, Gaia Foundation Here’s the latest Earth law update: The fifteenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is currently taking place in New York, from 9th to 20th In its ‘Proud to be Indigenous’ weeks, Cultural Survival is aiming to create a storm of online activity to enable theContinue Reading Earth Law Updates – May 11, 2016
Thank you Dan Bacher and Daily Kos, Monday May 02, 2016, 8:48 AM PDT, for this article. Many people have opined about Governor Jerry Brown’s environmentally devastating Delta Tunnels Plan, but nobody, including the Brown and Obama administrations promoting the project, have asked the alleged “beneficiary” of this plan — the San Francisco Bay-Delta Ecosystem – what the estuary has toContinue Reading Tribunal Considers Rights of Nature in Imperiled San Francisco Bay-Delta
From Tom Brenan, Gaia Foundation Here is the latest update on Earth law developments: The United Nations (UN) Harmony with Nature Programme has launched its Knowledge Network, an online platform which will host a series of inter-disciplinary dialogues between practitioners, academics and researchers about Earth Jurisprudence and how we can move away from a human-centredContinue Reading Earth law update – April 27, 2016
From Tom Brenan, Gaia Foundation Here are some recent Earth law developments: The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) are to hold a two-hour webinar on ‘Rights of Nature: Protecting and Defending the Places We Live’ on 27th The training will explore the concept and use of Rights of Nature as a means ofContinue Reading Earth law update – April 14, 2016
TheEcologist, 29th February 2016 “At its Spring Conference in Harrogate yesterday the Green Party of England & Wales gave formal recognition to the Rights of Nature in an overwhelming vote, committing it to passing a new law to that effect at the earliest opportunity. The Green Party of England & Wales yesterday became the firstContinue Reading Greens commit to Rights of Nature law
–Reflecting on Pope Francis’s Encyclical on the Environment Blog by Osprey Orielle Lake, WECAN International Co-Founder & Executive Director, June 22, 2015 WECAN International Pope Francis’s new encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si, is a powerful tool for the climate movement, and has created a critical space inviting other world leaders to step up andContinue Reading Mother Earth Cries Out & We Must Listen and Act Boldly
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