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

Court decision on Llurimagua – Rights of Nature Case – Ecuador

“In a huge win for the environment, on Thursday 24 September a judge at the Cotacachi Court ruled that the Ministry of the Environment failed at its job of protecting species on the Llurimagua mining concession in  northwestern Ecuador’s biodiverse cloud forests. The case has implications for mining companies operating throughout Ecuador,” says Rebekah Hayden, aContinue Reading Court decision on Llurimagua – Rights of Nature Case – Ecuador

Big Win in Florida for Rights of Nature!

Orange County, FL, Voters Overwhelmingly Approve ‘Rights of Nature’ Initiative Becomes Largest Municipality in the U.S. to Adopt a ‘Rights of Nature’ LawOrange County, Florida, has become the largest municipality in the United States to adopt a ‘rights of nature’ law. Last night, voters overwhelmingly approved the measure, recognizing rights of Orange County rivers and streams, alongContinue Reading Big Win in Florida for Rights of Nature!