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"Rights of Nature –Update on a growing global movement" The idea that nature has rights as a legal subject is rapidly taking hold through decisions in parliaments, courts and local administrations all over the world. This growing movement is challenging legal, economic and political systems, which are building on the idea of humans as separate from the natural world. The effects of that worldview is now playing out as mass extinctions and climate change. Rights of Nature is a potential…Find out more »
Our friends in Colombia are cooking up a storm this August!⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️ The 3rd International Forum for Mother Earth's Rights will take place from the 1st to the 4th of August, 2019, at Virgilio Barco Library in Bogota, Colombia. Representatives from: Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, Brazil and the United States - among others -, will be present. During these four days, researchers, activists, environmental lawyers, artists, representatives of indigenous peoples, and universities, will gather to find effective ways to protect…Find out more »
Join us in the first Webinar of this series, with our very own Tom Goldtooth, who is part of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature’s Executive Committee, since its beginnings. We are proud to open with such an emblematic, representative and admirable person, who has shown his interest and care for the Rights of Nature in anything and everything he does.
Save the date and mark your calendars for August 27th, 2019 at 16.00GMT.
Please click here to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd8cZ5uuKpGgkhRt8jZQh7Z3vo-9vVV3mC51H4Q2-wetBU4jg/viewformFind out more »
The 2nd Webinar from our series: "Listen as the Earth Speaks" is coming up soon! We are so excited to listen and learn from three admirable people who move and shake Africa with their initiatives. Please join us in this interesting session, held by three of Africa’s respected Earth Jurisprudence practitioners, in Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Each of them is immersed in protecting rivers, lakes and wetlands, which are sacred and also are considered a life-source for local, indigenous communities.…Find out more »
The University of Toulouse (France) and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences are organizing a conference on "Rights of Nature: Opening the Academic Debate in the European Legal Context" (University of Toulouse, France, October 14 & 15). RIGHTS OF NATURE: Opening the Academic Debate in the European Legal Context (University of Toulouse, France, October 14 & 15) The idea of attributing a legal personality to nature, and more broadly of recognizing its "rights", has increasingly being mentioned in the…Find out more »
The 5th session of the International Rights of Nature Tribunal will be held on December 5th, 2019, from 8h30 to 19h00 in the Auditorium of the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences of the University of Chile. The Tribunal will hold complementary events at the COP25, which was moved to Madrid, Spain and will take place from December 2nd to the 13th, 2019. The cases that will be presented during this session are the following: 1) Lithium mining in the…Find out more »
On January 9th 2020, it is time for the Brazilian Indigenous leader, Naiara Tukano, to share her story with the global Rights of Nature movement, about the importance of protecting and defending Mother Earth, and what her community in Brazil does to protect sacred natural places in the Amazon. The webinar, which is part of our "Listen as the Earth Speaks" series, will be in *Portuguese*!!! We hope you can join us! To register, please click here: https://mailchi.mp/therightsofnature/naiara ⭐️Remember webinars…Find out more »
Global RON Webinar details Registration link https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_I4pBX9lOR1u3AmftRptIXw Time 9 AM pacific (but we should include times for India, South Africa, Ecuador Pacific and Eastern times in the email info FB details etc.) 9 am (Pacific time) 11 am (Central time US and Ecuador) 12 Noon (Eastern time) 9:30 PM (Delhi) 6:00 PM (South Africa) In these times of COVID-19 and social justice uprising and climate chaos, the time for system change is now. The fast-growing global movement for Rights of Nature…Find out more »
Tribunal Internacional por los Derechos de la Amazonía: convocatoria abierta para casos y evidencias
Durante este foro escucharemos a representantes de colectivos y organizaciones que trabajan en y por la Amazonía, abriremos la convocatoria para casos y promoveremos el debate con el fin de aportar al proceso de investigación y recopilación de evidencia, desde la Secretaría del Tribunal Internacional para el desarrollo del Tribunal Internacional por los Derechos de la Amazonía2021. ¡Te esperamos! Transmisión en directo en Español, Portugués, Francés e Inglés por Facebook live del Foro Social Panamazónico @FospaOficialFind out more »
THE EUROPEAN RIGHTS OF NATURE TRIBUNAL, IN DEFENSE OF AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS' first case - Mer de Glace kicks off our online series of 5 hearings, each to be held on the last Saturday of the month, starting in January. The Tribunal will hear and try five critical aquatic ecosystem cases brought by frontline, impacted communities, and experts from across Europe. The Tribunal will be presided over by a panel of experienced Rights of Nature judges from around the world. This…Find out more »