Rights of Nature Panel Dialogue – San Francisco

In a rich and insightful dialogue, Cormac Cullinan, Natalia Greene, and Thomas Linzey discuss what is Rights of Nature, why Rights of Nature is an idea whose time has come, and what is happening in Ecuador and the United States that has led to the enactment of Rights of Nature and a growing momentum.  The panel is moderated by Bill Twist.

Rights of Nature Panel 4/26/2011 from The Pachamama Alliance on Vimeo.

The panel includes:

  • Moderator: Bill Twist – Co-Founder and CEO, The Pachamama Alliance Pachamama.org
  • Cormac Cullinan, LLB, LLM – Director, Cullinan and Associates, Inc. and EnAct International Enact-International.com
  • Natalia Greene – Political Program Coordinator, Fundación Pachamama Pachamama.org.ec
  • Thomas Linzey, Esq – Executive Director, Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund CELDF.org

The Rights of Nature Panel Dialogue was hosted by The Pachamama Alliance in San Francisco, April 26, 2011.

Books mentioned:
Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice by Cormac Cullinan. Available on Amazon.com

The Rights of Nature, The Case for a Universal Declaration on the Rights of Mother Earth. Co-produced by Global Exchange, the Council of Canadians, The Pachamama Alliance, and Fundación Pachamama. To order contact Kylie@Global Exchange.org.

Organizations mentioned:
Global Exchange: globalexchange.org
The Council of Canadians: canadians.org
The Pachamama Alliance: pachamama.org.
Fundación Pachamama: pachamama.org.ec
Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature therightsofnature.org

Contact oriana@pachamama.org if you would like to download or request a DVD copy of this presentation for classroom or community presentations.